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    DescriptionThis book discusses the rich written heritage of the Old and Middle Irish period, 600-1200, and is suitable for students of medieval Ireland as well as the general reader who wants to learn about the stories, poetry and themes of early Irish literature. Early chapters deal with the poets, druids, monks, the beginnings of writing, manuscripts as well as an introduction to each of the saga cycles. These sagas contain the stories of heroes such as Cu Chulainn and Finn mac Cumaill as well as kings, such as Cormac mac Airt. Further chapters focus on the poets and their poetry, the heroes visiting the Otherworld, the births and deaths of famous heroes as well as stories about kings, kingship and sovereignty goddesses. Included also is a bibliography and a comprehensive index including personal and place names.


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    Title
    Introduction to Early Irish Literature
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Muireann Ni Bhrolchain
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 522 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781846821769
    ISBN 10: 1846821762
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.7
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBR
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AB
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC subject category V2: DSBB
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    BISAC V2.8: LIT004120
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 15
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15490
    B&T General Subject: 495
    BISAC V2.8: LIT011000
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 891.6209001
    LC classification: PB1321 .N5 2009
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: DSBB
    Illustrations note
    col. Illustrations
    Publisher
    Four Courts Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    Four Courts Press Ltd
    Publication date
    20 October 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Dublin