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Gaelic literature

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Gaelic literature

Gaelic literature is literature in the vernacular Gaelic languages of Ireland, Scotland and the Isle of Man.

Gaelic literature is recognised as one of the oldest literature traditions of Europe, excepting only Latin literature and Greek literature: literature has been written in Gaelic languages from the 1st centuries AD to the present day. Latin had been used extensively in the Gaelic lands, with the advent of Christianity, however, the Gaels were in the vanguard as regards using their own language to write literary works of merit.

The first works of Gaelic literature

Works of a religious nature were the first to appear in the 'Sean-Ghaeilge' (English : Colm Cille had died.

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External links

  • Gaelic Literature, Language & Music
  • Comparative Reading of Manx Cultural Revivals
  • Gaelic Literature
  • Modern Gaelic Literature
  • The Gaelic Literature of Argyll
  • Gaelic Literature
  • Clare's Gaelic Bardic Tradition
  • New Publications in Irish Gaelic2006-07
  • Gaelic Rare Books
  • Scottish Gaelic Books
  • Comhairle nan Leabhraichean

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