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Historical memoirs of the Irish bards. by: Walker, Joseph C. (Joseph Cooper), d. Publication date: Topics: Bards and bardism. Historical memoirs of the Irish bards: interspersed with anecdotes of, and occasional observations on, the music of Ireland. Also, an historical.
To be "suitable" he had to belong to one of the bardic families, have an aptitude for poetry and music, be vigorous of understanding and retentive of memory, and in person "be made in the prodigality of nature"! Once admitted, he learned history, law, science and oratory - all conveyed through the medium of poetry.
Lo Cambria s Bards her fury feel ;! Ainnir mhfn as No fath mo do cheile fuair bas, e A learn cadas fa aille dreach. For, in the infancy of fociety, dancing is an imitative art j and as the Infh were anciently fo warlike a people, it is natural to fuppofe, that they imitated military evolutions in their fports, to indulge their for arms. Moy have derived great credit to the country. Colled, de rebus Hib. Macpherfon " k 1 is the whole fcenery fo finely defcribed And to the northward of s Poems Oifm Since the order of the Bards has Ceafed, fays re afcribed to Spec.
Those who graduated and received the degree of Ollamh might become the confidants of kings and princes, judges and legislators, or antiquaries, genealogists and historians. This exploration of the history of Irish Bards ranges from pre-Christian times to the middle of the eighteenth century.
It was written by a member of the Royal Irish Academy and originally published in It is a wide-ranging study looking at the times and the society in which the bards lived as well as the lives, skills and characters of the bards themselves. Add to Basket. Compare all 6 new copies.
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