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Carmina Gadelica Volume II: Hymns and Incantations By Alexander Carmichael,

  • Title: Carmina Gadelica Volume II: Hymns and Incantations
  • Author: Alexander Carmichael
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 173
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • About This Edition This kindle edition is very well formatted with then 90 illustration.About Book This is volume II of Alexander Carmichael s collection of folk poetry from the Western Isles of Scotland Volume II includes many incantations for luck, love and good health This volume also has numerous poems about plants and animals, and extensive notes on the lore asAbout This Edition This kindle edition is very well formatted with then 90 illustration.About Book This is volume II of Alexander Carmichael s collection of folk poetry from the Western Isles of Scotland Volume II includes many incantations for luck, love and good health This volume also has numerous poems about plants and animals, and extensive notes on the lore associated with them.Besides the complete English and Gaelic text of the poems, and the beautiful initials, this etext includes the extensive glossary, which occupies the last third of the book This appendix has not been reprinted in any of the contemporary anthologies of the Carmina Gadelica, and appears for the first time on the Internet at this site It is a treasure trove of Scottish and Celtic lore, and makes fascinating reading The glossary includes crucial background information about the main text of the book, many shorter poems, and Carmichael s personal insights into the life and beliefs of the people he studied for many years.About Author Alexander Carmichael 1 December 1832, Taylochan, Lis 6 June 1912, Edinburgh was a Scottish writer and folklorist, best known for his multi volume work Carmina Gadelica He also contributed to John Francis Campbell s work the Popular Tales of the West Highlands Throughout his career, Carmichael sought to explore and document the traditions of the Gaelic Highlanders, particularly their mythology, much of which is also common to Irish mythology.
    Carmina Gadelica Volume II Hymns and Incantations About This Edition This kindle edition is very well formatted with then illustration About Book This is volume II of Alexander Carmichael s collection of folk poetry from the Western Isles of Scotl

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