Bile ós Chrannaibh

A Festschrift for Willliam Gillies

air a dheasachadh le / edited by

Wilson McLeod,
Abigail Burnyeat, Domhnall Uilleam Stiùbhart,
Thomas Owen Clancy agus / and Roibeard Ó Maolalaigh

Clàr-innse / List of Contents

The Oban Professor, Margaret Mackay

Introduction

Publications of William Gillies

Abbreviations

Times of Day, Anders Ahlqvist

A Forgotten Song by Duncan Ban Macintyre, Ronald Black

‘Vintners and Criminal Officers’: Fo-sgrìobhaichean Leabhraichean Earra-Ghàidhealach san Naoidheamh Linn Deug, Michel Byrne agus Sheila M. Kidd

The Date of Culhwch ac Olwen, T.M. Charles-Edwards

Patron as Performer: Lament for the ‘Gentlemen-Piper’, Hugh Cheape

Atholl, Banff, Earn and Elgin: ‘New Irelands’ in the East Revisited, Thomas Owen Clancy

‘Bàrdachd Alastair MhicFhionghain’: An Early Nineteenth-Century Panegyric to a Poet, Robert Dunbar

Pilib Ministir and the Beresford-Mundey Manuscript, Joseph J. Flahive

The Three Thirds of Cenél Loairn, 678–733, James E. Fraser

‘’S Tric Mo Shùil air an Linne’, Anja Gunderloch

Scottish Gàidhlig Liquids and Nasals, Eric P. Hamp

‘Cleas a’ Choin Sholair’: Aesop’s Dog Fable in the Poetry of Sìleas na Ceapaich, Barbara Hillers

Drifting on the Ocean: Are Old Irish cnoe gnáe ‘beautiful nuts’ to Be Identified as Sea Beans?, Fergus Kelly

Am Briathar: Riochd le -adar, Iain MacAonghuis

Images and Iconoclasts in Early Modern Gaelic Texts, Mícheál Mac Craith

Am Filidh ann am Bàrdachd Dhùthchasach na Gàidhlig: Notaichean is Ceistean, Wilson McLeod

An Fhilíocht a Leagtar ar Ghearóid Iarla i Leabhar Fhear Maí: Iontaofa nó Bréagach, Séamus Mac Mathúna

Sitirich an Eich Iarainn (‘The Neighing of the Iron Horse’): Gaelic Perspectives on Steam Power, Railways and Ship-building in the Nineteenth Century, Donald E. Meek

On the Rhetoric of Martin Martin’s A Late Voyage to St Kilda, Daniel Frederick Melia

Fenian Female Food and Other Health and Beauty Secrets, Joseph Falaky Nagy

P.J. Nicholson and ‘Achadh nan Gaidheal’, Kenneth Nilsen

The Author of the Poem ‘Mac an Cheannaí’, †Breandán Ó Buachalla

King, Hero and Hospitaller in Aided Cheltchair Maic Uthechair, Tomás Ó Cathasaigh

The Sound of Silence: Some Structural Observations on Preaspiration in Scottish Gaelic, Roibeard Ó Maolalaigh

‘Sean neachan Caelach tha air airish an a larna’: Làmh-sgrìobhainn Dhùghaill MhicAonghais, 1888, Domhnall Uilleam Stiùbhart

Geoffrey of Monmouth and the Picts, Alex Woolf

Notes on Contributors

Bibliography