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Ériu Volume LIV (54), 2004 (Print Copy)

by Liam Breatnach
€ 25.00

Journal Details

Published date

20 November 2015

Frequency: 1 Annually

ISSN: 0332-0758

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Edited by: Proinsias Mac Cana, Rolf Baumgarten and Liam Breatnach

Ériu is devoted to Irish philology and literature, and from its foundation in 1904 the peer-reviewed journal has had a reputation internationally among Celtic scholars. In the century since its inception, Ériu has served as an outlet for the work of the early standard bearers of Irish language studies and Celtic studies and of each new generation of researchers in turn.

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  1. Ériu 1904-2004 (pp. 1-9)

    Proinsias Mac Cana

  2. Praise Poetry in Ireland before the Normans (pp. 11-40)

    Proinsias Mac Cana

  3. Sound and Sense in Cath Almaine (pp. 41-47)

    Tomás Ó Cathasaigh

  4. Creative Medieval Etymology and Irish Hagiography (Lasair, Columba, Senán) (pp. 49-78)

    Rolf Baumgarten

  5. Early Irish Saints' Cults and their Constituencies (pp. 79-102)

    T. M. Charles-Edwards

  6. "Múin Aithrighe Dhamh, A Dhé" Revised (pp. 103-123)

    Cathal Ó Háinle, Tadhg Óg Ó hUiginn and Tadg Óg Ó hUiginn

  7. Perceiving Palestine in Early Christian Ireland: Martyrium, Exegetical Key, Relic and Liturgical Space (pp. 125-137)

    Thomas O'Loughlin

  8. Bede and Irish Scholarship: Scientific Treatises and Grammars (pp. 139-147)

    Jean-Michel Picard

  9. Continuity and Change in Early Irish Words for 'Plain': Exploring Narrative Text and Place-Name Divergence (pp. 149-170)

    Liam Mac Mathúna

  10. A Virgilian Model for Lúirech Thredúalach? (pp. 171-177)

    Erich Poppe

  11. The 'After' Perfect and Related Constructions in Gaelic Dialects (pp. 179-248)

    Diarmuid Ó Sé

  12. Varia I IGT Citations and Duplicate Entries, Further Identifications (pp. 249-251)

    Damian McManus

  13. Varia II Early Irish Lía, Scottish Gaelic Liutha (pp. 253-256)

    William Gillies

  14. Varia III On Carnian Celtic en for *n̥ (pp. 257-258)

    Eric P. Hamp

  15. Varia IV Some Terms for Tides in Celtic-Latin Literature (pp. 259-262)

    Anthony Harvey

  16. Varia V Gaulish Souxtu: Addendum (pp. 263-266)

    Pierre-Yves Lambert

About the author

Liam Breatnach

Liam Breatnach MRIA is a Senior Professor in the School of Celtic Studies at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, and co-editor of the journal Ériu, published by the Royal Irish Academy. His research interests are in the areas of Old Irish language; Middle Irish and the historical development of Irish; Early Irish law texts; and poets, poetry and metrics.