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Ogma: Essays in Celtic Studies
     

Ogma: Essays in Celtic Studies

by Jean-Michael Picard (Editor), Michael Richter (Editor)
 
Ogma, divine champion, god of eloquence, inventor of the alphabet, and personification of the power of speech, has been chosen to epitomize this collection of essays. Through their interpretation of texts, letters, words and signs, a group of scholars of international renown present in this book a close study of specific aspects of the multifaceted culture of medieval

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Ogma, divine champion, god of eloquence, inventor of the alphabet, and personification of the power of speech, has been chosen to epitomize this collection of essays. Through their interpretation of texts, letters, words and signs, a group of scholars of international renown present in this book a close study of specific aspects of the multifaceted culture of medieval Ireland. There are twenty-eight studies, divided into four groupings - Celtic Languages; Early and Medieval Irish History; Literature and Culture; Archaeology and Art History. Each essay is brief and presents new insights in its own field.

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ISBN-13:
9781851826711
Publisher:
Four Courts Press
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Pages:
329
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.06(h) x (d)

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