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Bright Sword of Ireland

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Published by Tom Doherty Associates .
Written in English


ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25442877M
ISBN 100765306980

Juilene Osborne-McKnight is a Professor of Celtic Studies and creative writing in the United States. She is the author of the Irish historical novels I am of Irelaunde, Daughter of Ireland, Bright Sword of Ireland and Song of Ireland (MacMillan for Kindle, Nook and i-Pad)/5. Available bricks and mortar and e-book everywhere! I Am of Irelaunde, Daughter of Ireland, Bright Sword of Ireland and Song of Ireland are all now available on , and iTunes bookstore. Song of Ireland was released in paperback in February ; you can find it at Barnes and Noble or you can order from

  This sword was one of the Four Treasures of the Tuatha de Danann, brought from the great city of Findias. It is said that once the sword was drawn from its sheath, no one could escape it and no one could resist it. Sometimes, the sword resembled a glowing bright torch known as “Nuadu’s Cainnel”.Author: Valdar.   Thousands of years ago, a god-like race known as Tuatha de Danann came ‘out of heaven’ to Ireland. They brought with them four magical treasures that are mentioned in early Irish literature. Later tradition stated that the four treasures were brought from Murias, Falias, Gorias and Findias, the Tuatha's great cities. Each and one of the sacred items was unique, .

  Bright Sword of Ireland is the third in Juilene Osborne-McKnight's wonderful retelling of cherished Irish folktales. A dedicated researcher into the origins of Celtic myth and legend, Osborne-McKnight infuses her stories with passion, romance and : Tom Doherty Associates. Swords (Irish: Sord [sˠoːɾˠd̪ˠ] or Sord Cholmcille) is the county town of Fingal and a large suburban town on the Northside of ten kilometres north of the city centre, on the Ward River, and reputedly founded around A.D., it features a restored medieval castle, a holy well from which it takes its name, a round tower and a Norman : Fingal.


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A dedicated researcher into the origins of Celtic myth and legend, Osborne-McKnight infuses her stories with passion, romance and magic. Her focus this time is the great warrior queen Medb of Connaught/5.

"Warm, playful and eloquent, Bright Sword of Ireland is a welcome addition to the genre."-- Publishers Weekly on Bright Sword of Ireland "Imbued with supernaturally endowed power, Bright Sword of Ireland is of magic, greed, love, and duty."/5(4). This is Juliene Osborne-McKnight's third book (Bright Sword of Ireland) of Irish Celtic folklore.

This is generally what is believed to be the case when we talk of Queen Medb and the great Cuchulain. However, as research is continuing on the subject, Brand: Tom Doherty Associates.

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Gentle, peace-loving Finnabair, daughter of the ambitious warrior queen Medb of Bright Sword of Ireland book, makes a beguiling narrator in Osborne-McKnight's third. Bright sword of Ireland Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. EMBED EMBED (for wordpress "A Tom Doherty Associates book." The daughter of the powerful warrior queen Medb, Finnabair rebels when she becomes a pawn in her mother's schemes for power, especially when she discovers the pain and tragedy that they have Pages: Bright Sword is the first in a series of books about Byrhtnoth, the 10th century Saxon Ealdorman of Essex, who died at the Battle of Maldon.

Little is known of Byrhtnoth, so Christine Hancock has plenty of blank canvas on which to paint her portrait, and this she has done admirably/5. Bright Sword of Ireland is the third in Juilene Osborne-McKnight's wonderful retelling of cherished Irish folktales.

A dedicated researcher into the origins of Celtic myth and legend, Osborne-McKnight infuses her stories with passion, romance and magic. Her focus this time is the great warrior queen Medb of Connaught.

"Juliene Osborne-McKnight reveals Irish history through a mixture of fiction and fact, magic and realism, love and hate, forgiveness and redemption.". FIG. Ancient Irish bronze sword: 22½ in. long: in Nat. Mus., Dublin. The hilt was riveted on.

(From Wilde’s Catalogue). The usual term for an ordinary sword was cloidem [cleeve]: and one of the largest size was called cloidem-mor, a name which the Scotch retain to this day in the Anglicised form "claymore," which nearly represents the proper sound. Bright Sword of Ireland - Ebook written by Juilene Osborne-McKnight.

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The plot of the entire series revolves around the finding, acquiring, stealing, using, and eventually destroying of the Swords. By the end of the last book in the series (Shieldbreaker's Story) all the swords except Woundhealer have been destroyed.

Townsaver and Doomgiver are destroyed in The Third Book of Swords by Vulcan wielding Shieldbreaker. Eight more are destroyed by.

Sources. Together the four treasures form the subject of at least three Middle Irish texts. an anecdote in an interpolated recension of the legendary Lebor Gabála Érenn ("The Book of the Taking of Ireland"), here LG,; the introduction, interpolated from Lebor Gabála, of Cath Maige Tuired ("The Second Battle of Mag Tuired"), here CMT, and "The Four Jewels", a later, short.

Bright Sword of Ireland by Juilene Osborne-McKnight A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.

The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Bright Sword of Ireland is the third in Juilene Osborne-McKnight's wonderful retelling of cherished Irish folktales.

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Don't let the bright cover and friendly title mislead you into thinking this a positive book about a group of girls engaging in meaningful conversation. It's not. Set in Dublin, Ireland, the novel is an introspective glance into the lives of two couples of different ages whose lives intertwine after a poetry slam : Michelle Darrisaw.

Bright Sword is the first in a series of books about Byrhtnoth, the 10th century Saxon Ealdorman of Essex, who died at the Battle of Maldon. Little is known of Byrhtnoth, so Christine Hancock has plenty of blank canvas on which to paint her portrait, and this she has done admirably/5(9).Bright Sword of Ireland (Book): Osborne-McKnight, Juilene: Bright Sword of Ireland is the third in Juilene Osborne-McKnight's wonderful retelling of cherished Irish folktales.

A dedicated researcher into the origins of Celtic myth and legend, Osborne-McKnight infuses her stories with passion, romance and magic. Her focus this time is the great warrior queen Medb of Connaught. Bright Sword of Ireland is the third in Juilene Osborne-McKnight's wonderful retelling of cherished Irish folktales.

A dedicated researcher into the origins of Celtic myth and legend, Osborne-McKnight infuses her stories with passion, romance and magic/5(16).