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by Vivienne Cardwell,Alexander Carmichael

  • ISBN: 0863154417
  • Category: Fiction
  • Author: Vivienne Cardwell,Alexander Carmichael
  • Subcategory: Poetry
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Floris Books (September 30, 2004)
  • Pages: 125 pages
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  • Rating: 4.3
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by Vivienne Cardwell (Illustrator), Alexander Carmichael (Compiler). This work presents an inspiring selection of Celtic lyric poems and prayers on the theme of nature, from the "Carmina Gadelica"

by Vivienne Cardwell (Illustrator), Alexander Carmichael (Compiler). This work presents an inspiring selection of Celtic lyric poems and prayers on the theme of nature, from the "Carmina Gadelica". Each poem is presented in both Gaelic and English. The beautiful full-colour illustrations and illuminations make this an ideal gift book. The Carmina Gadelica" is the most comprehensive collection of poems and prayers from the Gaelic tradition of oral poetry.

The Carmina Gadelica is the most comprehensive collection of poems and prayers from the Gaelic tradition of oral poetry. This work presents a selection of Celtic lyric poems and prayers on the theme of nature, from the Carmina Gadelica.

The Celtic Gift of Nature. Illustrated Selections from the Carmina Gadelica in Gaelic and English. Alexander Carmichael was born in 1832 on the island of Lismore. His work as a civil servant took him all over the Scottish Highlands and the Hebrides. Compiled by Alexander Carmichael; Illustrated by Vivienne Cardwell. During his travels he recorded these poems and prayers. Vivienne Cardwell is freelance illustrator living in Germany.

Gaelic and English on oppisite pages. Half-title: Carmina gadelica : ortha nan Gaidheal. Vol. 6 published by the Scottish Academic Press.

41 results for carmina gadelica. Carmina Gadelica by Alexander Carmichael, John MacInnes. The Celtic Gift of Nature: Illustrated Selections from the Carmina Gadelica in G. EUR 1. 0.

Here, in one concise volume, are highlights from Carmina Gadelica, a 19th-century anthology of ancient Gaelic prayers and incantations. Drawn from the depths of Celtic Christianity, they are a lasting testament of Gaelic faith. Enriched with a combination of pagan and Christian imagery, these texts are written witnesses to a centuries-old oral tradition-a rare literary feast of Gaelic folklore from the Highlands and Islands of Scotland. This collection of prayers, hymns, charms, incantations, blessings, runes, poems, and songs sweeps the landscape of the Gaelic imagination.

Hymns and Incantations. Volume I. by Alexander Carmichael. Contents Start Reading Page Index Text Carmichael spent years collecting folklore from the vanishing cultures of Scotland. The poems in this volume include prayers, invocations, blessings and charms. They are a synthesis of Christian and pre-Christian belief systems. Besides invoking Jesus, Mary, and the saints, a number of these call on other powers.

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This inspiring collection of Celtic lyrical poems and prayers on the theme of nature is selected from the Carmina Gadelica, with each selection presented in both Gaelic and English. The beautiful full-color illustrations and illuminations make this an ideal gift book.

The Carmina Gadelica is the most comprehensive collection of poems and prayers from the Gaelic tradition of oral poetry. Gathered by Alexander Carmichael in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland"from Arran to Caithness, from Perth to St. Kilda"these poems were handed down through many generations as a living, oral tradition. The traditional ways of life that sustained it have disappeared, but these poems and prayers live on to remind us of the faith of the unknown poets who composed them.

This new hardcover gift edition includes specially-commissioned full-color illustrations and Celtic illuminations throughout. Beautifully produced with ribbon page marker.

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