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Carmina Gadelica : Hymns and Incantations from the Gaelic
by Alexander Carmichael

Overview - The most complete anthology of Celtic oral tradition ever assembled. During his travels, Alexander Carmichael spent hours with peasants in their huts in front of peat fires listening as they "intoned in a low, recitative manner" these poems and prayers.  Read more...

 
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Overview
The most complete anthology of Celtic oral tradition ever assembled. During his travels, Alexander Carmichael spent hours with peasants in their huts in front of peat fires listening as they "intoned in a low, recitative manner" these poems and prayers. This unique collection of living spirituality drawn from the depths of Celtic Christianity, represents a hidden oral tradition of great power and beauty, handed down through countless generations of Hebridean peasants.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780863155208
  • ISBN-10: 0863155200
  • Publisher: Floris Books
  • Publish Date: September 2004
  • Page Count: 684


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