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Essays on the Early Irish King Tales

Essays on the Early Irish King Tales

Dan Wiley

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This volume presents a new introduction to the early Irish king-tales together with ten original essays on selected topics and suggestions for future research.

Contents: Dan M. Wiley (Hastings College), An introduction to the early Irish king-tales;

S. Elizabeth Passmore (U Southern Indiana), Prophecy and counsel in the tales of Níall Noígíallach;

Kevin Murray (UCC), Baile Binnbérlach mac Búain in Irish tradition;

Jacqueline Borsje (UU), Kings and supernatural threats;

Thomas Owen Clancy (U Glasgow), Tradition and history in the evolution of some early Irish king-tales;

William Sayers (Cornell), Kings, fools, herdsmen and the occasional saint; Clodagh Downey (DIAS), Women, the world and three wiseËœmen;

Morgan T. Davies (Colgate U), A somewhat heroic biography of Brandub mac Echach; Michael Byrnes, A new edition of Esnada Tige Buchet;

Mark Zumbuhl (NUIG), The 11th and 12th-century historical sagas;

and Joseph Falaky Nagy (UCLA), Fenians and kings.

Additional Information

Author Dan Wiley
Publisher Four Courts Press
Publication date 4 Mar 2008
Format Hardback
ISBN/EAN 9781846820458

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