In Search of the Irish Dreamtime: Archaeology & Early Irish Literature [Audiobook] download free by J. P. Mallory

In Search of the Irish Dreamtime: Archaeology & Early Irish Literature Audiobook download free by J. P. Mallory
  • Listen audiobook: In Search of the Irish Dreamtime: Archaeology & Early Irish Literature
  • Author: J. P. Mallory
  • Release date: 2016/5/9
  • Publisher: THAMES & HUDSON LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Poetry and Drama
  • ISBN: 9780500051849
  • Rating: 7.87 of 10
  • Votes: 776
  • Review by: Anja Cabrera
  • Review rating: 9.67 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/12
  • Duration: 3H56M30S in 256 kbps (64 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-29
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: Shorten, MPEG4, FLAC, MP3, WMA, WAV (compression CPIO, DMG, IMG, TAR, ZIP, ACE, RAR)
  • Total pages original book: 320
  • Includes a PDF summary of 33 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 24M (6.6 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: Following his account of Irish origins as evidenced by archaeology, genetics and linguistics, J. P. Mallory returns to the subject to interrogate what he calls the `Irish Dreamtime': the native Irish retelling of their own origins, as related by medieval manuscripts. He attempts to explore the reality of this version of the earliest history of Ireland, which places apparently `mythological' events on a concrete timeline of invasions, colonizations and royal reigns that extends even further back in time than the history of Classical Greece. Can the accounts of this `Dreamtime' really inform us of the way of life in Iron Age Ireland? By comparing the world depicted in the earliest Irish literary tradition with the archaeological evidence available on the ground, Mallory explores Ireland's rich mythological tradition and tests its claims to represent reality.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Archaeology By Period / Region, British & Irish History, Archaeology, Literary Studies: Classical, Early & Medieval, Folklore, Myths & Legends, Ancient History: To C 500 CE, Literary Studies: General, Historiography
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 26.23 USD
  • Dimensions: 156x234x30.48mm
  • Weight: 670g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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