The Fionn Cycle CT043

The Fionn Cycle CT043

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The Religion of the Ancient Celts (1911) Chapter 8: The Fionn Cycle by J. A. MacCulloch The story of the mighty hero, Fionn and his warband, the Fianna. McCulloch examines the origins of the Fionn myth and asks how much of the Epic McPherson poem is truly ancient.   Names Used in this Section Cumal Oisin Diarmaid Fergus Caoilte mac Ronan Conan Goll mac Morna Kalevala Lonnrot, in Finland MacPherson Michael Comyn Tir na n-Og Fians Keating, O'Curry, Dr. Joyce, and Dr. Douglas Hyde Cúchulainn Oengus Manannan Leinster, Ulster & Connaught Lochlann Llychlyn Charlemagne Professor Zimmer Asvin and Asgeirr Conn the Hundred Fighter Muirne Tadg Demni Camulos Tuatha Déa Finnéces Saar Diarmaid and Grainne Uirgrenn Michael Comyn Heldensage Agallamh na Senorach Caoilte Dean of Lismore anima naturaliter Christiana Chateaubriand, Goethe, Napoleon, Byron, and Coleridge   Religion of the Ancient Celts can be found on Sacred Texts. You can find out more about J. A. McCulloch on Wikipedia. Try the Celtic Myth Podshow for a dramatic re-telling of the Tales and Stories of the Ancient Celts at http://celticmythpodshow.com or in Apple Podcasts. Our theme music is "Gander at the Pratie Hole" by Sláinte.  You can find their music on the Free Music Archive.
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The Religion of the Ancient Celts (1911) Chapter 8: The Fionn Cycle by J. A. MacCulloch The story of the mighty hero, Fionn and his warband, the Fianna. McCulloch examines the origins of the Fionn myth and asks how much of the Epic McPherson poem is truly ancient.   Names Used in this Section Cumal Oisin Diarmaid Fergus Caoilte mac Ronan Conan Goll mac Morna Kalevala Lonnrot, in Finland MacPherson Michael Comyn Tir na n-Og Fians Keating, O'Curry, Dr. Joyce, and Dr. Douglas Hyde Cúchulainn Oengus Manannan Leinster, Ulster & Connaught Lochlann Llychlyn Charlemagne Professor Zimmer Asvin and Asgeirr Conn the Hundred Fighter Muirne Tadg Demni Camulos Tuatha Déa Finnéces Saar Diarmaid and Grainne Uirgrenn Michael Comyn Heldensage Agallamh na Senorach Caoilte Dean of Lismore anima naturaliter Christiana Chateaubriand, Goethe, Napoleon, Byron, and Coleridge   Religion of the Ancient Celts can be found on Sacred Texts. You can find out more about J. A. McCulloch on Wikipedia. Try the Celtic Myth Podshow for a dramatic re-telling of the Tales and Stories of the Ancient Celts at http://celticmythpodshow.com or in Apple Podcasts. Our theme music is "Gander at the Pratie Hole" by Sláinte.  You can find their music on the Free Music Archive.
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