Carmina gadelica hymns and incantations with illustrative notes on words, rites, and customs, dying and obsolete by Carmichael, Alexander

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Published by Oliver and Boyd in Edinburgh, London .

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  • Hymns, Scottish Gaelic

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Other titlesOrtha nan Gaidheal.
Statementorally collected in the Highlands and islands of Scotland and translated into English by Alexander Carmichael.
ContributionsWatson, Elizabeth Catherine Carmichael., Watson, James Carmichael., Matheson, Angus, 1912-1962.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPB1645 .C3 1928
The Physical Object
Pagination6 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23284201M
LC Control Number41022178
OCLC/WorldCa1188352

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Vols. first issued in a limited ed., ; 2d ed. edited by Elizabeth Carmichael Watson, Vols. translated and edited by James Carmichael Watson from the author's unfinished manuscripts, published Vol. 5 edited by Angus Matheson, Vol. 6, Indexes, edited by Angus Matheson. A book of re-paganized prayers from volume 1 of Alexander Carmichael's Carmina Gadelica.

by James Carmichael Watson Carmina Gadelica Volume 1; Hymns and Incantations with Illustrative Notes on Words, Rites, and Customs, Dying and Obsolete. The Carmina Gadelica prayers, like that of St Patrick's Breastplate ('I bind unto myself this day the strong Name of the Trinity'), are Christianised Jewish prayers, such as Mary taught her child Jesus to pray, the binding on of the Name of God of the phylacteries, the prayer to the four Archangels, the prayer to place one's spirit into God's.

Title:: Carmina Gadelica: Editor:: Carmichael, Alexander, Note: 2 volumes published in the editor's lifetime (later posthumous volumes not included). Carmina Gadelica | This is a pre historical reproduction that was curated for quality.

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