Queen Maeve and the Táin Stories

Queen Maeve and the T in Stories Queen Maeve and the T in Stories introduces the reader to Ancient Irish Mythology preserved in manuscripts and passed on orally These are rich and colourful stories of intrigue courage valour stre

  • Title: Queen Maeve and the Táin Stories
  • Author: Pauline McDermott
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 257
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Queen Maeve and the T in Stories introduces the reader to Ancient Irish Mythology, preserved in manuscripts and passed on orally These are rich and colourful stories of intrigue, courage, valour, strength, betrayal and revenge.The T in stories are stories of cattle raids, a favourite pastime of the age The T in B Cuailnge, The Cattle Raid of Cooley, sometimes referred tQueen Maeve and the T in Stories introduces the reader to Ancient Irish Mythology, preserved in manuscripts and passed on orally These are rich and colourful stories of intrigue, courage, valour, strength, betrayal and revenge.The T in stories are stories of cattle raids, a favourite pastime of the age The T in B Cuailnge, The Cattle Raid of Cooley, sometimes referred to as Ireland s Odyssey, is the most famous and extensive of the legends of the Ulster hero, C chulann It recounts the story of the war fought over the Brown Bull of Cooley.Mythological goddess, Queen Maeve of Connacht, and her husband, King Ailill, are the central figures of the T in stories They resided at Rathcroghan in Co Roscommon in the Iron Age Their exploits were legendary and have lasted the test of time Queen Maeve and the T in Stories is not just a lucid account of the stories that are fundamental to our identity, it carries us back to the source of our evolution as a Celtic nation and makes us wonder at an art form we are in danger of losing our gift of storytelling Frank Ryan, Archaeologist

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