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Ériu Volume XLI (41), 1990 (Print Copy)

by Liam Breatnach
€ 25.00

Journal Details

Published date

07 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. Welsh Anterth, Old Irish Anteirt (pp. 1-11)

    Pádraig P. Ó Néill

  2. The Three 'Victories' of the Wind: A Hibernicism in the "Hisperica Famina, Collectanea Bedae", and the Old English Prose "Solomon and Saturn" Pater Noster Dialogue (pp. 13-25)

    Charles D. Wright

  3. On the Accusative of Destination (pp. 27-36)

    Proinsias Mac Cana

  4. The Early Modern Version of "Scéla Mucce Meic Da Thó: Tempus, Locus, Persona et Causa Scribendi" (pp. 37-60)

    Caoimhín Breatnach

  5. Tense and Mood in Irish Copula Sentences (pp. 61-75)

    Diarmuid Ó Sé

  6. The Alliterative Structure of Mael Ísu Ua Brolcháin's a Aingil, Beir (pp. 77-80)

    Kaarina Hollo

  7. The Instantaneous Harvest (pp. 81-93)

    Andrew Breeze

  8. On the Citation of Words and a Use of the Neuter Article in Old Irish (pp. 95-101)

    Liam Breatnach

  9. On the Cín Dromma Snechta Version of Togail Brudne Uí Dergae (pp. 103-114)

    Tomás Ó Cathasaigh

  10. Etymological Aetiology in Irish Tradition (pp. 115-122)

    Rolf Baumgarten

  11. Varia I (pp. 123-127)

    Fredrik Otto Lindeman

  12. Varia II (pp. 129-131)

    Tomás de Bhaldraithe

  13. Varia III (pp. 133-136)

    Diarmuid Ó Sé

  14. Varia IV (p. 137)

    Eric P. Hamp

  15. Varia V (pp. 139-141)

    Liam Breatnach

  16. Varia VI (pp. 143-146)

    Caoimhín Breatnach

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.