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Ériu Volume XXXIX (39), 1988 (Print Copy)

by Liam Breatnach
€ 25.00

Journal Details

Published date

05 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. Leabhar Gabhála Part II: The Growth of the Tradition (pp. 1-66)

    R. Mark Scowcroft

  2. Sequence and Causation in Echtra Nerai (pp. 67-74)

    John Carey

  3. An Item Relating to the Legend of Labraid Loingsech (pp. 75-78)

    Brian Ó Cuív

  4. The Poet as Spouse of His Patron (pp. 79-85)

    Proinsias Mac Cana

  5. The Bird Hiruath of the 'Ever-New Tongue' and Hirodius of Gloss on PS. 103:17 in Vatican Codex Pal. Lat. 68 (pp. 87-94)

    Martin McNamara

  6. The Celtic Preverb USS and Related Matters (pp. 95-126)

    Paul Russell

  7. Irish Letter-Names and Their Kennings (pp. 127-168)

    Damian McManus

  8. The Inflexion of OIR. Crú (pp. 169-187)

    Lionel S. Joseph

  9. Varia I (pp. 189-194)

    Eric P. Hamp

  10. Varia II (pp. 195-197)

    T. De Bhaldraithe

  11. Varia III. The Etymology of OIr. úais (p. 198)

    Joseph F. Eska

  12. Varia IV. Réamhfhocal Agus Aidiachtaí Sealbhacha a Agus ár (pp. 199-202)

    Noel Mc Gonagle

  13. Varia V. Horned Fairy Women (pp. 203-204)

    John Carey

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.