> Date: Mon, 23 Dec 1996 19:34:36 -0600
> From: "[log in to unmask]" <[log in to unmask]>
> Hi, I'm new here but let me butt right in: Most Celtic scholars groan at
> the mention of Graves. His "White goddess" was written as poetic
> metaphor, not historical scholarship. I'm pretty sure (correct me Lorax)
> any time you see an "ogham tree calendar" it is derived solely from
> Graves. (Not that it's not a cool idea. I use my "ogham tree" for my
> "The White Goddess" launched 1,000 assumptions, which are now being
> printed and re-printed as fact in all manner of CeltiCrap (tm) books.
I completely and wholeheartedly agree with this. Graves is a nice
read, BUT DON'T TRUST A WORD HE SAYS. And don't believe what has been
taken out of his work. Most of it is rubbish.