The Ancient Irish Epic Tale Tain Bo Cualnge the Cualnge Cattle-Raid

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Tain Bo Cuailnge ("the driving- EPUBoff of cows of Cooley," more usually rendered The Cattle Raid of Cooley or The Tain) is the central tale in the Ulster Cycle, one of the four great cycles that make up the surviving corpus of Irish mythology. The Ancient Irish Epic Tale Tain Bo Cualnge the Cualnge Cattle-Raid EPUB EBook It is recorded in Old and Middle Irish, and is written mainly in prose, with some verse sections, especially at moments of heightened tension or emotion. The tale relates a war against Ulster by the Connacht queen Medb and her husband Ailill, who intend to steal the stud bull Donn Cuailnge, and the efforts of the teenage Ulster hero Cuchulainn to oppose them. Like this book? Read online this: Ulster and North America, Vergil's Georgics and the Traditions of Ancient Epic.

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