Essays on the early Irish king tales


Dan M. Wiley, editor

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ISBN: 978-1-84682-045-8
March 2008. 240pp.

An introduction to the early Irish king-tales
Dan M. Wiley


Prophecy and counsel in the tales of Níall Noígíallach
S. Elizabeth Passmore

Baile Binnbérlach mac Búain in Irish tradition
Kevin Murray

Kings and supernatural threats
Jacqueline Borsje

Tradition and history in the evolution of some early Irish king-tales
Thomas Owen Clancy

Kings, fools, herdsmen and the occasional saint
William Sayers

Women, the world and three wise men
Clodagh Downey

A somewhat heroic biography of Brandub mac Echach
Morgan T. Davies

A new edition of Esnada Tige Buchet
Michael Byrnes

The 11th- and 12th-century historical sagas
Mark Zumbhul

Fenians and kings
Joseph Falaky Nagy