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Bright sword of Ireland

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Published by Forge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Women,
  • Celtic Mythology,
  • Princesses,
  • Medb (Legendary character),
  • Mothers and daughters,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    The daughter of the powerful warrior queen Medb, Finnabair rebels when she becomes a pawn in her mother"s schemes for power, especially when she discovers the pain and tragedy that they have brought to the Irish people, and embarks on a dangerous journey that will change the fates of two kingdoms and bring her face to face with both great love but also great loss.

    Edition Notes

    StatementJuilene Osborne-McKnight
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3565.S455 B75 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination283 p. :
    Number of Pages283
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24751497M
    ISBN 100765306980
    ISBN 109780765306982
    LC Control Number2003049424
    OCLC/WorldCa52943211

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Sources. Together the four treasures form the subject of at least three Middle Irish texts. an anecdote in an interpolated recension of the legendary Lebor Gabála Érenn ("The Book of the Taking of Ireland"), here LG,; the introduction, interpolated from Lebor Gabála, of Cath Maige Tuired ("The Second Battle of Mag Tuired"), here CMT, and "The Four Jewels", a later, short.

Bright Sword of Ireland by Juilene Osborne-McKnight A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions.

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A dedicated researcher into the origins of Celtic myth and legend, Osborne-McKnight infuses her stories with passion, romance and magic. Her focus this time is the great warrior queen Medb of Connaught.

Bright Sword of Ireland is the third in Juilene Osborne-McKnight's wonderful retelling of cherished Irish folktales. A dedicated researcher into the origins of Celtic myth and legend, Osborne-McKnight infuses her stories with passion, romance and magic/5(16).

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Bright Sword of Ireland is the third in Juilene Osborne-McKnight's wonderful retelling of cherished Irish folktales. A dedicated researcher into the origins of Celtic myth and legend, Osborne-McKnight infuses her stories with passion, romance and magic.

Her focus this time is the great warrior queen Medb of : Tom Doherty Associates. Juilene Osborne-McKnight is a Professor of Celtic Studies and creative writing in the United States.

She is the author of the Irish historical novels I am of Irelaunde, Daughter of Ireland, Bright Sword of Ireland and Song of Ireland (MacMillan for Kindle, Nook and i-Pad)/5.

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It is said that once the sword was drawn from its sheath, no one could escape it and no one could resist it. Sometimes, the sword resembled a glowing bright torch known as “Nuadu’s Cainnel”.Author: Valdar. Thousands of years ago, a god-like race known as Tuatha de Danann came ‘out of heaven’ to Ireland.

They brought with them four magical treasures that are mentioned in early Irish literature. Later tradition stated that the four treasures were brought from Murias, Falias, Gorias and Findias, the Tuatha's great cities.

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The Second Book of Lost Swords: Sightblinder's Story. by Fred Saberhagen. Ratings 20 Reviews published 2 editions. With the blackened sword in his hands the King of Ireland’s Son went out of the Cave, and the horse he had left behind, the Slight Red Steed, was not to be found.

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The sword has been regarded as a legacy to the god-slaying weapons of Irish mythology by certain scholars, such as T. F. O'Rahilly: the analogue in the Irish Mythological Cycle being Lugh's sling that felled Balor, and their counterparts in heroic cycles are many, including the popular hero Cúchulainn's supernatural spear Gae bulga and his.Illustrated Classic Irish Tale 'The Story of Deirdre'.

The Story of Deirdre. bright, brilliant, bladed, blazing, on which were many pictures of beasts and birds and creeping things, lions and lithe-limbed tigers, brown eagle and harrying hawk and adder fierce; and the young heroes laid low three-thirds of the company.About this Item: Sword of the Lord Publishers.

Paperback. Condition: Very Good. A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name.