The Táin

The Táin

Translated From the Irish Epic Táin Bó Cualinge

eBook - 1970
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The Táin Bó Cuailnge, centre-piece of the eighth-century Ulster cycle of heroic tales, is Ireland's greatest epic. It tells the story of a great cattle-raid, the invasion of Ulster by the armies of Medb and Ailill, queen and king of Connacht, and their allies, seeking to carry off the great Brown Bull of Cuailnge. The hero of the tale is Cuchulainn, the Hound of Ulster, who resists the invaders single-handed while Ulster's warriors lie sick. Thomas Kinsella presents a complete and living version of the story. His translation is based on the partial texts in two medieval manuscripts, with eleme.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1970 (2002 printing)
ISBN: 9781283923729
1283923726
9780191506383
0191506389
9780192803733
0192803735
Characteristics: 1 online resource : illustrations, map

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