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The Celtic dragon myth, with the Geste of Fraoch and the dragon

Campbell, J. F.

The Celtic dragon myth, with the Geste of Fraoch and the dragon

by Campbell, J. F.

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Published by John Grant in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementtranslated with introduction by George Henderson ; illustrations in colour by Rachel Ainslie Grant Duff.
ContributionsHenderson, George.
The Physical Object
Paginationli, 172p. :
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22817937M

Buy The Celtic Dragon Myth with The Geste of Fraoch and the Dragon by George (translator & Introduction by) ; Campbell, J F Henderson (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). The Celtic Dragon Myth - Introduction Lyrics they are apart from the Geste of Fraoch, and bring the hero of the narrative on further adventures elsewhere. or the winter-dragon, or the sea.

The Geste of Fraoch --The death of Fraoch --The Celtic dragon myth --The three ways (in Gaelic) --The fisherman (in Gaelic). Other Titles: Táin bó Fráich. Responsibility: by J.F. Campbell ; with the Geste of Fraoch and the dragon / translated with introduction by George Henderson ; illustrations in colour by Rachel Ainslie Grant Duff. by J.F. Campbell: with the 'Geste of Fraoch and the Dragon' / translated with introduction by George Henderson ; illustrations by Andy Selwood.

quite apart from Fraoch, and the tree rowan guarded by the dragon. The continuation Tdin Bo of the the Frdich across brings the hero the Here the sea to to Langobardi. CELTIC MYTHOLOGY. There are numerous references to dragons in Celtic mythology. Most cultures considered the dragon as a benevolent dweller of caves, lakes and the inner earth. In ancient times, it was a symbol of wealth and associated with the power of the elements (particularly that of the earth), but also of the treasure of the subconscious.


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The Celtic Dragon Myth, by J.F. Campbell, at p. 1 THE GESTE OF FRAOCH [Wherein is told the hero's origin, his wooing of Find-abair, his killing of the monster that guarded the rowan-tree, and his betrothal.]. The Celtic Dragon Myth - With the Geste of Fraoch and the Dragon Paperback – February 5, by J.

Campbell (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating See all 7 formats and editions5/5(1). The Scottish folklorist J.F. Campbell pieced together the tale of the Celtic Dragon, an intricate oft-told story involving not just dragons but mermaids, giants, and fairies.

This story, or portions thereof, is found in many Indo-European folklore traditions, as far away as India.5/5(1). The Scottish folklorist J.F. Campbell pieced together the tale of the Celtic Dragon, an intricate oft-told story involving not just with the Geste of Fraoch and the dragon book but mermaids, giants, and fairies.

This story, or portions thereof, is found in many Indo-European folklore traditions, as far away as India/5.

J.F. Campbell of Islay was a Scottish writer and folklorist who spoke eight languages. His proficiency in languages was put to best use in recording Celtic lore and folktales in their original Gaelic.

The genesis of The Celtic Dragon Myth came from Campbell's explorations of the Scottish Highlands, where he constantly heard tales of dragons. He also travelled to Japan, Russia, Sweden among other countries, 3/5(1). The Celtic Dragon Myth, by J.

Campbell, with the Geste of Fraoch and the Dragon, Translated with Introduction by George Henderson, Illustrations in by Rachel Ainslie Grant Duff (Illustrated) Kindle Edition by J.

Campbell (Author), Rachel Ainslie Grant Duff (Illustrator), & 1 more Format: Kindle Edition out of 5 stars 1 rating5/5(1). The Scottish folklorist J.F. Campbell pieced together the tale of the Celtic Dragon, an intricate oft-told story involving not just dragons but mermaids, giants, and sidhe (fairies).

This story, or portions thereof, is found in many Indo-European folklore traditions, as far afield as India/5(4). Celtic Dragon Myth BY J. CAMPBELL Collector of "The West Highland Tales" WITH THE Geste of Fraoch and the Dragon TRANSLATED WITH INTRODUCTION BY GEORGE HENDERSON Ph.D.

(Vienna); (Oxon.); M.A. (Edin.) Lecturer in Celtic Languages and Literature, University of Glasgow Edinburgh: J. Grant []. The Scottish folklorist J.F. Campbell pieced together the tale of the Celtic Dragon, an intricate oft-told story involving not just dragons but mermaids, giants, and sidhe (fairies).

This story, or portions thereof, is found in many Indo-European folklore traditions, as far afield as India. The Celtic Dragon Myth book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original /5. The Celtic Dragon Myth, With The Geste Of John Francis Campbell (Iain Frangan Caimbeul, known in Scottish Gaelic as Iain Og Ile ('Young John of Islay')) () was a Celtic scholar. He was educated at Eton and Edinburgh/5(2). The rage of the sun-god may be conceived of as manifested against the cloud-dragon, or the winter-dragon, or the sea-dragon.

Fraoch may thus be the Celtic Hercules Furens, the name being the same in root as fraoch (wrath), early Irish fraech (fury, rage), which is cognate with Cymric gwrug. The Celtic Dragon Myth, by J.F.

Campbell, [], at TABLE OF CONTENTS. PAGE. Introduction. The Geste of Fraoch. The Death of Fraoch. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Celtic Dragon Myth - With the Geste of Fraoch and the Dragon (Paperback or S at the best online prices at.

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The Celtic dragon myth, by J. Campbell, with the Geste of Fraoch and the dragon, tr. with introduction by George Henderson, illustrations by Rachel Ainslie Grant Duff.

The Celtic Dragon Myth BY f,^" F. CAMPBELL Collector of"The West Highland Tales" WITH THE Geste of Fraoch and the Dragon TRANSLATED WITH INTRODUCTION BY GEORGE HENDERSON Ph.D.(Vienna); (Oxon.); MA (Edin.) Lecturer in Celtic Languages andLiterature^ University ofGlasgow ILLUSTRATIONS IN COLOUR BY RACHEL AINSLIE GRANT DUFF.

Bibliography: p. xiii-xv The geste of Fraoch.- The death of Fraoch.- The Celtic dragon myth.- The three ways (Gaelic)- The fisherman (Gaelic) 26Pages:.

The Geste Of Fraoch The Death Of Fraoch Introduction The Fisher The Weapon The Three Ways First Way The Mermaid First Way The Second Way The Meeting of the Three Ways The Meeting of the Fisher's Three Sons Notes To Celtic Dragon Myth Na Trì Rathaidean Móra An T-Iasgair.

The Celtic Dragon Myth, with the Geste of Fraoch and the Dragon (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press) by J F Campbell,available at Book /5(2).Includes Fraoch in Gaelic from the Book of the Dean of Lismore and fragments of Celtic dragon mythology recited in Gaelic by native speakers.

Reprint of the ed., published by J. Grant, Edinburgh.