Wonder Wisdom and War: Essays on early Ireland

September 12, 2015|
Wonder Wisdom and War: Essays on early Ireland by Brendan Halligan
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This work by Brendan Halligan is comprised of four essays that explore areas of early Irish society and Old Irish, and were written as part of the author's undergraduate studies in Trinity College Dublin.

The pieces cover four main themes: the beginnings of writing in Old Irish; an examination of the old Irish Wisdom Texts, or advice on the appropriate mores and ethics of the old Gaelic hierarchy; status in early Irish society with particular attention paid to its "hierarchical, inegalitarian and aristocratic" nature; and finally an examination of the controversy over dating The Ulster Cycle.

Brendan Halligan is an economist, politician and public affairs consultant, with extensive experience both in the Irish private and public sectors. A longstanding figure in Irish politics, he is known for his work as an activist in the European arena, in the field of renewable energy, and as founder and current Chairman of the Institut...
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Title:Wonder Wisdom and War: Essays on early Ireland
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:194 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.45 in
Shipping dimensions:194 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.45 in
Published:September 12, 2015
Publisher:Scáthán Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780992794828

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