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The Táin

The Táin

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Published by Oxford University Press in association with the Domen Press, Dublin in London, New York .
Written in English


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Statementtranslated from the Irish epic Táin bó Cúailnge by Thomas Kinsella ; with brush drawings by Louis Le Brocquy.
ContributionsKinsella, Thomas., Le Brocquy, Louis, 1916-., McSweeney Jr., William L., former owner.
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 283 p. :
Number of Pages283
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18481005M
ISBN 100192810901

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The Táin Bó Cúailnge, centre-piece of the eighth-century Ulster cycle of heroic tales, is Ireland's nearest approach to a great 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 Cúailnge.4/5.

Jul 28,  · Kinsella's Tain is the gold standard of epic Irish poetry. I've read this version many times and still get caught up in the language. It's written in an accessible style, but keeps the strange beauty of the myth. Highly recommended.

Many, many stories that /5(58). Feb 14,  · In its first translation in forty years, Ciaran Carson brings this seminal work of Irish literature fully to life, capturing all of its visceral power in what acclaimed poets Seamus Heaney and Paul Muldoon individually called one of the best books of the year/5(19).

The Táin Bó Cuailnge, centre-piece of the eighth-century Ulster cycle of heroic tales, is Ireland's nearest approach to a great epic.

It tells the story of a giant 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 Cúchulainn, the Hound of Ulster 4/5(4). The Morrigan takes in the form of a beautiful maiden and offers him her love but after he rejected her she takes on the form of an eel, and trips him in the ford and then becomes a wolf who stampeded cattle across the ford.

He fights her and wounds her and when she appears to. The Táin survived in Irish in a 12th- century manuscript, The Book of the Dun Cow, compiled at Clonmacnoise, and in The Yellow Book of Lecan from the 14th century. Those are the two main Author: Mary O'malley.

The Tain Summary & Study Guide. This Study Guide consists of approximately 42 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Tain. The Cattle Raid of Cooley, Irish Táin bó Cuailnge, Old Irish epiclike tale that is the longest of the Ulster cycle of hero tales and deals with the conflict between Ulster and Connaught over possession of the brown bull of Cooley.

The tale was composed in prose with verse passages in the 7th and 8th centuries. May 04,  · Books Advanced Search Amazon Charts Best Sellers & more Top New Releases Deals in Books School Books Textbooks Books Outlet Children's Books Calendars & Diaries The Táin: From the Irish epic Táin Bó Cuailnge and over 8 million other books are available for Amazon Kindle/5(19).

Yet the major manuscripts that contain all or parts of the Táin are of later dates: the late eleventh or early twelfth century manuscript Lebor na hUidre (The Book of the Dun Cow) with Recension I, the later twelfth century Book of Leinster with a Recension II extensive version of the Táin, and the fourteenth century Yellow Book of Lecan.

The version of the Táin which I have chosen as the basis for my translation is the one found in the Book of Leinster (Leabhar Laighneach), a voluminous vellum manuscript sometime called the Book of Glendalough and now kept in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin, catalogue number H.

The Tain Summary. SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics.

This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of The Tain. Free download or read online The Tain: From the Irish epic Tain Bo Cuailnge pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Anonymous. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters of this fantasy, mythology story are Ailill, Medb. The book has been 4/5. Feb 24,  · The Tain Bo Cualinge, centrepiece of the eighth-century Ulster cycle of heroic tales, is Ireland's great epic, In a Times Literary Supplement feature, poets Seamus Heaney and Paul Muldoon each named Carson's translation of The Táin one of the best books of /5(7).

The Cattle-Raid of Cualnge (Tain Bo Cuailnge) Translated from Leabhar na h-Uidhri and the Yellow Book of Lecan by L. Winifred Faraday In parentheses Publications. The Tain Bo 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 Girl on the Train () is a psychological thriller novel by British author Paula Hawkins. The novel debuted at No. 1 on The New York Times Fiction Best Sellers of list (combined print and e-book) dated February 1,and remained in the top position for 13 consecutive weeks, until April /5(K).

Oct 02,  · The Tain Bo Cualinge, centrepiece of the eighth-century Ulster cycle of heroic tales, is Ireland's great 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 Cualige.

The hero of the tale is Cuchulainn, the Hound of Ulster, who resists the invaders 4/5(8). They find they only know parts of it, so Senchan sends a group of young scholars to find the rest of the story, found in a book called Cuilmenn.

One of these scholars was Senchan's son, Muirgen. When the scholars stop for the night on their journey, Muirgen finds the gravestone of Fergus mac Roich (one of the characters in the Tain).

Nov 21,  · The Táin Bó Cuailnge, center-piece of the eighth-century Ulster cycle of heroic tales, is Ireland's greatest epic. Thomas Kinsella's lively translation is based on the partial texts in two medieval manuscripts, with elements from other versions/5.

Jun 28,  · The Tain book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. War, peace, love, greed and fate are staples of an epic, and in 'The Tain' /5.Feb 24,  · About The Tain ‘[A] brilliant and altogether engaging new translation’ (Los Angeles Times) of the greatest epic in Irish literature The Tain Bo Cualinge, centrepiece of the eighth-century Ulster cycle of heroic tales, is Ireland’s great epic, on par with Beowulf and The home-and-stone-investments.com story of the emergence of a hero, a paean to the Irish landscape, and a bawdy and contentious marital farce.The Tain Bo Cuailnge, centre-piece of the eighth-century Ulster cycle of heroic tales, is Ireland's nearest approach to a great epic.

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