Maier (Bernhard)

Maier (Bernhard): Lexikon der keltischen Religion und Kultur.
Stuttgart: Kröner, 1994. xv + 393 pp.
Rev. by
Patrizia de Bernardo Stempel, in ZCP 48 (1996), pp. 320-324.
Proinsias Mac Cana, in StC 29 (1995), pp. 311-313.

English translation: Dictionary of Celtic religion and culture, tr. by Cyril Edwards. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1997. xiii + 338 pp.

Rev. by
John Carey, in Speculum 76/1 (Jan., 2001), pp. 194-196.
Gregory Toner, in CMCS 38 (Winter, 1999), pp. 93-97.
Maier (Bernhard): Is Lug to be identified with Mercury (Bell. Gall. VI 17, 1)? New suggestions on an old problem.
In Ériu 47 (1996), pp. 127–135.
Considers the frequency of the element Lugu- in toponomy; the coincidence in date of the festival of Lugnusad and the annual festival in hounour of the Emperor Augustus at Lugudunum (Lyons); and the similarity of the Lug’s epithet samildánach to Caesar’s characterisation of Mercury as omnium inventor artium.
Maier (Bernhard): Beasts from the deep: the water-bull in Celtic, Germanic and Balto-Slavic traditions.
In ZCP 51 (1999), pp. 4–16.
Suggests that the Insular Celtic tradition of a mysterious bull living in the sea may be related to an ancient Near Eastern god of the deep whose cult, connected to fertility, spread to Northern Europe via the Mediterranean.
Maier (Bernhard): art .i. dia.
In 2. Deutsches Keltologensymposium (1999), pp. 121–126.
Maier (Bernhard): Sugere mammellas: a pagan Irish custom and its affinities.
In 10th ICCS, Edinburgh 1995 (1999), pp. 152–161.
Maier (Bernhard): Comparing Fled Bricrenn with classical descriptions of continental Celts: parallels, problems and pitfalls.
In Reassessments on Fled Bricrenn (2000), pp. 1–14.
Maier (Bernhard): Die Kelten: ihre Geschichte von den Anfängen bis zur Gegenwart.
München: Beck, 2000. 320 pp. (Beck’sche Historische Bibliothek; Frühe Völker).
2., überarbeitete Auflage 2003.
3., vollständig überarbeitete und erweiterte Auflage 2016.

Rev. by
Dagmar Bronner, in Archäologische Informationen 24/2 (2001), pp. 329-331 (1st ed.).
Beatrix Färber, in Peritia 15 (2001), p. 456.
Gearóid Mac Eoin, in ZCP 54 (2004), pp. 242-244.

Engl. transl.: The Celts: a history from earliest times to the present / transl. from the German by Kevin Windle. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2003. viii + 310 pp.

Rev. by
William Gillies, in The Scottish historical review 85/1 (Apr., 2006), pp. 139-141 (Engl. transl.).
Maier (Bernhard): Die Religion der Kelten: Götter, Mythen, Weltbild.
München: Beck, 2001. 251 pp.
Rev. by
Jürgen Zeidler, in ZCP 55 (2006), pp. 208-230.
Maier (Bernhard): ‘This unique and valuable volume’: Donald Macintosh’s Gaelic proverbs, 1785-2010.
In SGS 27 (Winter 2010), pp. 31–43.
Maier (Bernhard): Comparative philology and mythology: the letters of Whitley Stokes to Adalbert Kuhn.
In Tripartite life of Whitley Stokes (2011), pp. 119–133.
Maier (Bernhard): Wörterbuch Schottisch-Gälisch-Deutsch, Deutsch-Schottisch-Gälisch.
Hamburg: Buske, 2011. vi + 325 pp.
Maier (Bernhard): Romantic legacy: the life, work and times of Ernst Windisch (1844–1918).
In LCC 43 (2013), pp. 131–153.
Maier (Bernhard) (ed.): Ein Junge aus Hamburg im viktorianischen Schottland: Kuno Meyers Briefe an die Familie, 1874–1876.
Würzburg: Ergon Verlag, 2016. 314 pp. (Bibliotheca academica; Reihe Geschichte, 5).
Rev. by
Pádraig A. Breatnach, in StH 44 (2018), pp. 135–148.
Marion Löffler, in CMCS 74 (Winter, 2017), pp. 33–39.
Maier (Bernhard) (ed.): Kindheit in der Gründerzeit zwischen Alster und Elbe: Kuno Meyers Tagebücher, 1868–1874.
Würzburg: Ergon Verlag, 2016. 311 pp. (Bibliotheca academica; Reihe Geschichte, 4).
Rev. by
Pádraig A. Breatnach, in StH 44 (2018), pp. 135–148.
Marion Löffler, in CMCS 74 (Winter, 2017), pp. 33–39.
Maier (Bernhard): Keltologe zwischen Kaiserreich und British Empire: Kuno Meyers Briefe an Korrespondenten in Deutschland und Österreich, 1874–1919.
BA-RG, 6. Würzburg: Ergon Verlag, 2016. 346 pp. (Bibliotheca academica; Reihe Geschichte, 6).
Rev. by
Pádraig A. Breatnach, in StH 44 (2018), pp. 135–148.
Marion Löffler, in CMCS 74 (Winter, 2017), pp. 33–39.