Aryan Origin of the Gaelic Race and Language (1875) by Ulick Joseph Bourke

Aryan Origin of the Gaelic Race and Language (1875)

Ulick Joseph Bourke
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  • ISBN
    9780217571074 / 0217571077
  • Title Aryan Origin of the Gaelic Race and Language (1875)
  • Author Ulick Joseph Bourke
  • Format
  • Year 2010
  • Pages 172
  • Publisher
  • Imprint Rarebooksclub.com
  • Language English
  • Dimensions 152mm x 28mm x 229mm


This is an OCR edition without illustrations or index. It may have numerous typos or missing text. However, purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original rare book from GeneralBooksClub.com. You can also preview excerpts from the book there. Purchasers are also entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Original Published by: Longmans, Green and co. in 1875 in 570 pages; Subjects: Irish language; Celts; Foreign Language Study / Celtic Languages; History / Ancient / General; History / Europe / Western; History / Europe / Great Britain; History / Europe / Ireland; Body, Mind & Spirit / Spirituality / Celtic;

Publisher Description

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ...Thomas Burke, who ably and victoriously vindicated the cause of historic truth aud of Ireland's title to the honorable distinction bestowed on her by the Venerable Bode, " the island of saints and scholars;" by the Most Rev Dr. Moran, Lord Bishop of Ossory, by Sir William Wilde, and Lady Wilde (Speranza), by the most laborious and voluminous writer in modern times—Rev. John O'Hanlon, of St. Michael and John's, Dublin, who has, for the past thirty years, labored with wonderful research, to compile from all possible authentic sources tho lives, not of a few, but of all the saints of Ireland; by Sister Mary Prances Cusack, religieuse of the Order of Poor Clares, Kenmare—a lady who commands 274i Ireland's Claim the most facile pen of all the distingu ished writers of the present time, and certainly the most gifted authoress of this century; by Alexander Sullivan, MP. for Louth, and author of the Story of Ireland; by Martin Haverty, Esq.; and, though last named, not the least distinguished for learning and for the impartial historic testimony he has given during an eventful life—John Mitchell. And touching this controversy concerning1 Ireland's claim to a literary name in the fifth century, and in her pre-christian davs, it must be stated at the very outset, regarding those who have been engaged in it, that all who gave their views in a spirit of hostility to the Irish race, have been either absolutely ignorant of the special subjects concerning which they wrote; or if not ignorant, filled with prejudice, as in the instances of Giraldus do Barry and that of James Anthony Fronde; or from the one-sided view which they took, or were obliged to take, they distorted facts, and presented past events in the historic light in which it was their...

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Aryan Origin of the Gaelic Race and Language (1875)