Cu Chulainn: An Iron Age Hero

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The book tells the life story of an Iron Age hero, providing a history of Iron Age Ulster and its customs. Cu Chulainn was the greatest hero of a heroic age centered on Ulster and North Leinster. He is in the European tradition of heroes, from Ajax to Achilles to King Arthur. He was a demi-god, having both a solar deity, Lug, and Conchobar mac Nessa, King of Ulster, for his father. All that is known of him comes from a collection of ancient writings that fuse history, myth and biography. Working from his own translations ...

Cu Chulainn: An Iron Age Hero 2005, Irish Academic Press, Dublin, Ireland

ISBN-13: 9780716533269

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Cu Chulainn: An Iron Age Hero 2005, Irish Academic Press, Dublin, Ireland

ISBN-13: 9780716533252

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