Early Bardic Literature, Ireland.

Early Bardic Literature, Ireland.

By Standish O'Grady

  • Category: History, Books
  • Type: ebook
  • Release Date: 1928-01-01
  • File Size: 49.01KB
  • Author: Standish O'Grady
  • App Ratings: 0/5 (0 App Reviews)

The file download will begin after you complete the registration. Downloader's Terms of Service | DMCA

Free Registration


How to download?
FREE registration for 1 month TRIAL Account.
DOWNLOAD as many books as you like (Personal use).
CANCEL the membership at ANY TIME if you not satisfied.
Join Over 1 Million Happy Readers.

*) Book includes PDF, Epub, Kindle,MOBI and Audiobook version in various languages

Early Bardic Literature, Ireland. Details

The English have lost utterly all record of those centuries before which the Irish historian stands with dismay and hesitation, not through deficiency of materials, but through their excess. Had nought but the chronicles been preserved the task would have been simple. We would then have had merely to determine approximately the date of the introduction of letters, and allowing a margin on account of the bardic system and the commission of family and national history to the keeping of rhymed and alliterated verse, fix upon some reasonable point, and set down in order, the old successions of kings and the battles and other remarkable events. But in Irish history there remains, demanding treatment, that other immense mass of literature of an imaginative nature, illuminating with anecdote and tale the events and personages mentioned simply and without comment by the chronicler.

Reviews                                                                         Add a Review