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Ériu Volume XLV (45), 1994 (Print Copy)

by Liam Breatnach
€ 25.00

Journal Details

Published date

11 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. An Edition of the Pseudo-Historical Prologue to the Senchas Már (pp. 1-32)

    John Carey

  2. The Library of Iona in the Late Seventh Century: The Evidence from Adomnán's "de Locis Sanctis" (pp. 33-52)

    Thomas O'Loughlin

  3. Tírechán's Motives in Compiling the "Collectanea": An Alternative Interpretation (pp. 53-82)

    Catherine Swift

  4. The Bruch in the Irish Version of the Sunday Letter (pp. 83-98)

    Jacqueline Borsje

  5. Oidheadh Chloinne Uisnigh (pp. 99-112)

    Caoimhín Breatnach

  6. Two Female Lovers (pp. 113-119)

    Máirín Ní Dhonnchadha

  7. 'Cr(a)ide Hé...' And the Early Irish Copula Sentence (pp. 121-126)

    Rolf Baumgarten

  8. The Historical Present and the Verb 'To Be' (pp. 127-150)

    Proinsias Mac Cana

  9. The Celtic Adverbs for 'Against' and 'With' and the Early Apocope of -I (pp. 151-189)

    Peter Schrijver

  10. Varia I: Old Irish ithid (pp. 191-194)

    Fredrik Otto Lindeman

  11. Varia II (pp. 195-198)

    Liam Breatnach

  12. Varia III (pp. 199-201)

    Tomás de Bhaldraithe

  13. Varia IV (p. 203)

    Eric P. Hamp

  14. Varia V. Middle Irish dordán 'buzz, roar': northern English dirdum 'uproar, din' (pp. 205-207)

    Andrew Breeze

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.