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The Celtic Heroic Age free pdf This is the fourth edition of an invaluable collection of literary sources, all in translation, for Celtic Europe and early Ireland and Wales. The selections are divided into three sections: the first is classical authors on the ancient Celts - a huge selection including both the well-known - Herodotos, Plato, Aristotle, Livy, Diogenes Laertius, and Cicero - and the obscure -Pseudo-Scymnus, Lampridius, Vopsicus, Clement of Alexandria and Ptolemy I. The second is early Irish and Hiberno-Latin sources including early Irish dynastic poetry and numerous tales from the Ulster cycle- and the third consists of Brittonic sources, mostly Welsh. This edition includes three new early Irish tales, translated by Mairin Ni Dhonnchadha: The Birth of Aed Slaine- Fingal Ronain, and the Story of Mis and Dubh Rois.

About John T. Koch

John Koch is Senior Fellow at the University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh

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Author : John T. Koch
Publisher : Celtic Studies Publications,U.S.
Data Published : 15 August 2003
ISBN : 1891271091
EAN : 9781891271090
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 488 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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