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Early Irish Myths and Sagas (Penguin Classics)

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Synopsis:

Irish tales, first written down in the 8th century, deal with the birth, childhood, courtship, premonitions and death of gods, goddesses and mortals.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 28-31) and index.

Table of Contents

Early Irish Myths and Sagas Introduction:

Early Irish Myths and Sagas

The Celts

The Irish

Irish Storytelling

The Irish Manuscripts

The Irish Material

This Translation

Bibliography

A Note on the Pronunciation of Irish Words and Names

A Note on Irish Geography

Map: Early Ireland

Early Irish Myths and Sagas

The Wooing of Étaín

The Destruction of Da Derga's Hostel

The Dream of Óengus

The Cattle Raid of Fróech

The Labour Pains of the Ulaid and the Twins of Macha

The Birth of Cú Chulaind

The Boyhood Deeds of Cú Chulaind

The Death of Aife's Only Son

The Wasting Sickness of Cú Chulaind and the Only Jealousy of Emer

The Tale of Macc Da Thó's Pig

The Intoxication of the Ulaid

Bricriu's Feast

The Exile of the Sons of Uisliu

Notes

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140443974
Author:
Gantz, Jeffrey
Author:
Tiruvalluvar
Author:
Various
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Location:
London, England
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Ireland
Subject:
Mythology and folklore
Subject:
Literary collections
Subject:
Translations into english
Subject:
Mythology, irish
Subject:
Epic literature, Irish
Subject:
Ireland Literary collections.
Subject:
Epic literature, Irish -- Translations into English.
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Mythology-Folklore and Storytelling
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Penguin Classics
Series Volume:
TR-69-1
Publication Date:
19820331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
7.77x5.06x.68 in. .44 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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