Delphin Classics Volume 166

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How will my friend or family member know they have a gift? Gives access to colour images of the entire manuscript. We can see straight away that there are several important words in the various recensions of the Táin texts; lorg áne means literally ‘driving-stick’ and is used in LU (but O’Rahilly translates it as ‘hurley’), while LL uses the term ‘cammán créduma (which O’Rahilly translates as ‘bronze hurley’, following the modern Irish word cammán, which means literally ‘little bent thing’).

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Publisher: HardPress Publishing (August 1, 2012)

ISBN: 1290607281

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