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Ogma: Essays in Celtic Studies: In Honour of Proinseas Ni Chathain Richard M. Bennett

Ogma: Essays in Celtic Studies: In Honour of Proinseas Ni Chathain

Richard M. Bennett

Published January 1st 2002
ISBN : 9781851826711
Hardcover
329 pages
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 About the Book 

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 ofMoreOgma, 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.