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Meyer, Kuno [tr.], Selections from ancient Irish poetry, London, 1911.

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Selections from ancient Irish poetry
Place
London
Year
1911
Description
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A collection of early and medieval Irish poetry in English translation. The individual items are reprinted from earlier publications.
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[Myth and saga] “The Isles of the Happy”
3
[Myth and saga] “The sea-god's address to Bran”
7
[Myth and saga] “The tryst after death”
9
[Myth and saga] “Deirdre's farewell to Scotland”
15
[Myth and saga] “Deirdre's lament”
17
[Myth and saga] “The hosts of faery”
19
[Myth and saga] “From the Vision of Mac Conglinne
20
[Religious poetry] “The deer's cry”
25
[Religious poetry] “An even-song”
28
[Religious poetry] “Patrick's blessing on Munster”
29
[Religious poetry] “The hermit's song”
30
[Religious poetry] “A prayer to the Virgin”
32
[Religious poetry] “Eve's lament”
34
[Religious poetry] “On the flightiness of thought”
35
[Religious poetry] “To Crinog”
37
[Religious poetry] “The Devil's tribute to Moling”
39
[Religious poetry] “Maelisu's hymn to the archangel Michael”
41
[Religious poetry] “The mother's lament at the slaughter of the innocents”
42
[Songs of nature] “King and hermit”
47
[Songs of nature] “S0ng of the sea”
51
[Songs of nature] “Summer has come”
53
[Songs of nature] “Song of summer”
55
[Songs of nature] “Summer is gone”
56
[Songs of nature] “A song of winter”
57
[Songs of nature] “Arran”
59
[Love poetry] “The song of Crede, daughter of Guare”
63
[Love poetry] “Liadin and Curithir”
65
[Bardic poetry] “A dirge for King Niall of the Nine Hostages”
69
[Bardic poetry] “The song of Carroll's sword”
72
[Bardic poetry] “Eochaid's lament”
75
[Bardic poetry] “Lament on King Malachy II”
77
Miscellaneous:
“The monk and his pet cat”
81
“Colum Cille's greeting to Ireland”
83
“On Angus the Culdee”
86
“Colum Cille the scribe”
87
“The lament of the old woman of Beare”
88
“The deserted home”
92
“Cormac mac Culennain sang this”
94
“Alexander the Great”
95
“Quatrains”
The scribe (99); On a dead scholar (99); The Crucifixion (99); The pilgrim at home (100); Hospitality (100); The blackbird (100); Moling sang this (100); The church bell in the night (101); Viking terror (101)
99–101
“From the Triads of Ireland
102
“From the Instructions of King Cormac
105
“Notes”
111
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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