Finn and the fʹian
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Finn and the fʹian reflections of ancient Celtic myth and institutions in early and medieval Ireland by Gerd Petterson

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Published by Institutionen för religionsvetenskap, Göteborgs universitet in Göteborg .
Written in English



  • Ireland,
  • Ireland.


  • Finn MacCumhaill, 3rd cent. -- In literature.,
  • Irish literature -- To 1100 -- History and criticism.,
  • Epic literature, Irish -- History and criticism.,
  • Heroes -- Ireland -- Folklore.,
  • Mythology, Celtic, in literature.,
  • Mythology, Celtic -- Ireland.,
  • Ireland -- History -- To 1172.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementGerd Petterson.
SeriesSkrifter utgivna vid Institutionen för religionsvetenskap, Göteborgs universitet,, nr. 21
LC ClassificationsPB1397.F5 P48 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 170 p. :
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6826492M
ISBN 109188348202
LC Control Number00309490

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