2 edition of Myths and folk-lore of Ireland found in the catalog.
Myths and folk-lore of Ireland
|Statement||by Jeremiah Curtin.|
|LC Classifications||GR147 .C83 1975|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 345 p.|
|Number of Pages||345|
Full Description: "Myths and Folklore of Ireland is the first of many works published by the renowned American translator Jeremiah Curtin. The volume is comprised of twenty-three Irish myths, in which the the legends of Fin MacCumhail feature prominently. While the collection includes tales of Kings, Queens, princes, and princesses, it also tells stories of tailors' sons, . More given to legend than fairy, Myths and Folklore of Ireland is better suited to adult readers than children. A percentage of the profits from this book will be donated to the Prince's Trust for education scholarships for the underprivileged. Category: Juvenile Fiction Folk Lore Of Ireland.
Sir,— You inherit the name and possibly the blood of one of the great lawgivers of Europe,—Howell Dda, or Howell the Good, of Wales. The name has come down to us in three forms, I believe,—Powell (shortened from Ap Howell, son of Howell), Howell, and Howells. The Welsh or Kymric people, whether at home, or abroad, are famous for devotion to letters and . As part of my world folktale picture book series, this book list of Celtic mythology, Irish legends and folk lore will introduce your children to the legends of that fair green isle. You might be thinking, “should we really lump Celtic myths with Irish .
Evil Eyes on Tory Island. County Donegal’s Tory Island is a beautiful spot to visit, home to distinctive scenery, monastic ruins and locals with fascinating stories to would never know that one of mythology’s most fearsome men is said to have lived here once. Balor of the Evil Eye was a ruthless and brutal magician, notorious for both his powers and for possessing an eye in . Ireland is a nation that holds fast to its history and heritage, and nowhere is that more true than in its folktales and legends. From the great Celtic myths featuring the bard Taliesin, the terrible Morrigan, the heroic Cuchulain, or the noble and cunning Sidhe to strange and mysterious tales of today, the stories and traditions of the Emerald.
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Myths and Folk-Lore of Ireland book. Read 20 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Myths and Folklore of Ireland is the first of many w /5(20). Myths and Folk-lore of Ireland.
Jeremiah Curtin. Singing Tree Press, - Fairy tales - pages. 0 Reviews. Preview this book MYTHS AND FOLKLORE OF IRELAND: Folklore and legends from the Emerald Isle Jeremiah Curtin Limited preview - Myths and. "Myths and Folklore of Ireland" is not an easy read (I was asked, as I read it, if the book was "for children" -- no it is not), but it is a satisfying one.
Author Curtin traveled to Ireland in the late 's to seek out Gaelic speakers in remote areas.3/5(1). Myths and Folk-Lore of Ireland - Kindle edition by Curtin, Jeremiah. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Myths and Folk-Lore of Ireland.3/5(1).
Stories & Myths of Ireland. Here are just some of our favourite folklore stories and legends from Ireland. Sidhe – Faerie folk – Find out what Sidhe means and the different beliefs that can be found in Ireland.
The Irish Leprechaun or wee folk – The most famous legends to come from Ireland. Discover what a Leprechaun is and how it could. Jeremiah Curtin (September 6, - Decem ) was an American translator and folklorist.
After graduating from Harvard, Curtin traveled to Russian where he worked as a translator and for the American legation. Over the years, he worked for the Bureau of Ethnology, where his specialty Brand: CreateSpace Publishing.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Curtin, Jeremiah, Myths and folk-lore of Ireland. East Ardsley, Eng.: EP Pub. ; New York: British Book Centre. Get this from a library.
Myths and folk-lore of Ireland. [Jeremiah Curtin; John Wesley Powell] -- The compiler and author collected these tales from elderly native Gaelic speakers in Kerry, Galway, and Donegal, in This volume also makes an excellent companion to Legends and Stories of Ireland by Samuel Lover, also re-published by Abela Publishing as a part of its Myths, Legends and Folk Tales from Around the World series, both available for sale on this site.
A percentage of the profits from this book will be donated to the Prince's Trust. Myths and folk-lore of Ireland by Curtin, Jeremiah, Publication date Topics Fairy tales, Irish, Folklore -- Ireland Publisher London: S. Low, Marson, Searle [and] Rivington Collection robarts; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Robarts - University of Toronto Language English.
26 AddeddatePages: Myths and Folklore of Ireland is the first of many works published by the renowned American translator Jeremiah Curtin. The volume is comprised of 23 Irish myths, in which the legends of Fin MacCumhail feature prominently. While the collection includes tales of Kings, Queens, princes, and princesses, it also tells stories of tailors' sons, fishermen, and many other normal folks.
Read "Myths and Folk-Lore of Ireland" by Jeremiah Curtin available from Rakuten Kobo. Jeremiah Curtin was an American born translator and folklorist. In "Myths and Folk-Lore of Ireland" Curtin turns his att Brand: Neeland Media LLC.
Read "Myths and Folk-Lore of Ireland (Illustrated Edition)" by Jeremiah Curtin available from Rakuten Kobo. Jeremiah Curtin (September 6, Decem ) was an American translator and folklorist. After graduating from Brand: Charles River Editors. You can also support the site by buying a collection, such as the Folk-Lore and Mythology one, with ebooks for only £ Summary: 20 extremely rare translations from Gaelic-speaking peoples, collected from the people of Ireland.
His other works include: Myths and Folk-Lore of Ireland (), Tales of the Fairies and of the Ghost World (), Creation Myths of Primitive America (), A Journey in Southern Siberia () and Seneca Indian Myths ().
This work was published before January 1,and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least years ago. Myths and folk-lore of Ireland Jeremiah Curtin. Year: Publisher: Little Brown Language: english Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them.
Sources for Myths. The three main manuscript sources for Irish mythology are the late 11th/early 12th century Lebor na hUidre (Book of the Dun Cow) which is in the library of the Royal Irish Academy, the early 12th century Book of Leinster in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin, and the Bodleian Library, MS Rawlinson B (Rawl.
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Larry Hayes and the Enchanted Man. Myths and folk-lore of Ireland by Curtin, Jeremiah, Publication date[c] Topics Folklore -- Ireland, Fairy tales -- Ireland Publisher Boston: Little, Brown Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California Libraries Language : In The Ould Ago, meaning a long time ago, is a book of Illustrated Irish Folklore book by Johnny McKeagney.
Comprising of two hundered intricately hand-drawn illustrated pages of Irish traditions, crafts, history, countryside, farming ways, wildlife, myths and customs it is all sewn together in a case-bound hardback A3 size cover.One of the old customs of May Day in Ireland was to protect your home and heard of cows from the Cailleachs (hags or old Not strictly an Irish folklore tale but as Mary Carrick did immigrate to America from Ireland we decided it worth including.
This story was told Ghosts in Ireland of ladies tend to appear in a multitude of colours.