Iona: the Earliest Poetry of a Celtic Monastery

Iona: the Earliest Poetry of a Celtic Monastery

By: Gilbert Markus (author), Thomas Owen Clancy (author)Paperback

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Eight rare poems, written at Iona monastery between 563AD and the early 8th century, translated from the original Latin and Gaelic and fully annotated with literary commentary.

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Thomas Clancy is Lecturer in the Department of Celtic at the University of Glasgow.


Attributed to Columbia - "Altus Prosator", "Adiutor Laborantium; Noli Pater; Dallan Forgaill (c 600) - "Amra Choluimb Chille (elegy for Columbia); Beccan mac Luigdech (c 650) - "Fo Reir Choluimb" (Bound to Colum), "To-fed andes (He brings Northward); Adomnan (D 704) - "Colum Cille"; Cu Chuimne - (D 747) "Cantemus in omne die" (Hymn to Mary).

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  • publication date: 01/04/1995
  • ISBN13: 9780748605316
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 282
  • ID: 9780748605316
  • weight: 369
  • ISBN10: 0748605312

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