Wonder Wisdom and War covers four main themes: the beginnings of writing in Old Irish; an examination of the old Irish “Wisdom texts,” or advice on the appropriate mores and ethics of the old Gaelic hierarchy; status in early Irish society with particular attention paid to its “hierarchial, inegalitarian and artistocratic” nature; and finally an examination of the controversary over dating The Ulster Cycle. To purchase a copy, click on a link below or order from your local book store.
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The Beginnings of Writing in Old Irish;
Hierarchical, Inegalitarian, Aristocratic:
status in early Irish society;
Advice From A Princely In-Law:
the Wisdom texts in old Irish;
A Window On The Iron Age:
the controversy over dating The Ulster Cycle.