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The Spirit of Portland free pdf Portland's history, place-names and traditions reveal that long ago there was a high concentration of stone circles, standing stones, barrows and places associated with the Druids and early Christians. Living in relative isolation, with their own laws, the early Portlanders remained separate from the cultural influences, politics and religions of mainland Britain and only married within the island families. Right up until the early 20th century, the old islanders would teach their children the ancient history of Portland as handed down by their grandparents. Very few published books touch upon Portland's sacred nature. This book reveals some of the island's hidden mysteries, myths, legends, natural features and sacred geometry. Gary is an experienced traveller, has studied early cultures around the world and been intrigued by Portland for nigh on a decade. The book breaks new ground by combining a fascinating look at Portland's archaeology, oral traditions, folklore and the old families, with a more intuitive approach to research. Included are several walking tours for those interested in exploring the island's sacred places.

About Gary Biltcliffe

Born in 1960, Gary Biltcliffe has appeared on radio and television and has lectured widely in the UK and North America. He has led international groups around the UK's sacred sites and written articles for local magazines and the Research into Lost Knowledge Organisation. His second book 'The Spine of Albion: A Research of the Belinus Line' is the long-awaited follow-up to 'The Spirit of Portland'.

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Author : Gary Biltcliffe
Publisher : Roving Press Ltd
Data Published : 01 July 2009
ISBN : 1906651027
EAN : 9781906651022
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 192 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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