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The Táin : from the Irish epic Táin Bó Cualinge

Author: Thomas Kinsella; Louis Le Brocquy
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2002.
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The Táin Bó Cualinge is the centre-piece of the eight-century Ulster cycle of heroic tales. In this epic, Cuchulainn, the Hound of Ulster, resists the invading armies of the kinf and queen of Connacht, Ailill and Medb, who seek to carry off the great Brown Bull of Cuailnge. (back cover).
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Kinsella; Louis Le Brocquy
ISBN: 0192803735 9780192803733
OCLC Number: 59500985
Description: 282 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 20 cm
Contents: Translator's Note and Acknowledgements ; Artist's Note ; Introduction ; Maps ; Some Recommended Books ; Pronunciation of Irish Words ; Before the Tain ; The Tain ; Notes on the Text
Responsibility: translated by Thomas Kinsella ; drawings by Louis le Brocquy.
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"The T 'ain B 'o Cuailnge", centre-piece of the 8th century Ulster cycle of heroic tales, is Ireland's greatest epic. This translation is based on the partial texts in two medieval manuscripts, with  Read more...

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