The Fantastical Feats of Finn MacCoul

The Fantastical Feats of Finn MacCoul This collection of mystical folk tales about the Celtic hero Finn MacCoul is magical and bloodthirsty compendium full of humour love and heroism The legend of Finn exists in several cultures but mos

  • Title: The Fantastical Feats of Finn MacCoul
  • Author: Norah Montgomerie Julian Brooks
  • ISBN: 9781841588179
  • Page: 331
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This collection of mystical folk tales about the Celtic hero Finn MacCoul is magical and bloodthirsty compendium full of humour, love and heroism The legend of Finn exists in several cultures, but most notably in Scotland and Ireland, where he and the Fian, his band of loyal followers, are still important cultural figures Many place names that grace the Celtic lands haveThis collection of mystical folk tales about the Celtic hero Finn MacCoul is magical and bloodthirsty compendium full of humour, love and heroism The legend of Finn exists in several cultures, but most notably in Scotland and Ireland, where he and the Fian, his band of loyal followers, are still important cultural figures Many place names that grace the Celtic lands have their basis in these tales Kyle Rhea, for example, between the Isle of Skye and the mainland is so called because of the terrible fate that befell one of the Fian while trying to save his wife these warriors valued honour above all else Justice was dispensed decisively to evil doers and members of the Fian alike Finn himself was of a king than the kings he often met, for he alone was the arbiter of all conflicts His was a life of constant risk combined with a simple belief in the power of good over evil Finn travelled and fought wherever he was most needed His dealings with the Lochlanners Scandinavians give us a stirring insight into a time where men risked their lives in pursuit of something than mere wealth This fabulous and evoking collection of heroic tales conjures a time and place where giants and magic were commonplace and danger was everywhere, where kings ruled over kingdoms, not countries.Companion to the best selling Folk Tales of Scotland Only collection available of the Fenian cycle of stories Stunningly illustrated by Paul Rumsey.

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    1. Despite being a native of Ireland, I know very little of Irish mythology. I know of the existence of Finn MacCoul (or Finn MacCool as I know him) and the story of the Giant's Causeway but beyond that, I don't know any of his stories, so seeing this volume lying on a friend's bookshelf was fortunate.Mythology definitely has its own rhythm and flow. The stories often follow a pattern, which can suggest some slowness on the part of the king of the Fian as he's caught by the same lure more than once [...]


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