Reading List

Assmann, J., Religion and Cultural Memory. Ten Studies, translated from German by Livingstone, R., Standford 2006.

Bell, R.C. Boards and Table Games of Many Civilizations, Oxford 1960 (part 1) 1969 (part 2) revised edition with both volumes bound as one New York 1979.

Boberg, I. M., Motif-Index of Early Icelandic literature, Copenhagen 1966.

Caldwell, D., Hall, M. (et al), ‘The Lewis Hoard of Gaming Pieces: A Re-examination of their Context, Meanings, Discovery and Manufacture’, Medieval Archaeology 53 (2009) 155-203.

Carey, J., ‘Myth and Mythography in Cath Maige Tuired,’ Studia Celtica 24/25 (1989/1990) 53-69.

Cathasaigh, T., ‘Three Notes on Cath Maige Tuired’, Ériu XL (1989) 61-68.

Cross, T. P., Motif-Index of Early Irish Literature, New York 1969.

Davidson, H. R. E., Myths and symbols in pagan Europe. Early Scandinavian and Celtic religions, Manchester 1987.

Dillon, M., ‘Stories from the law-tracts’, Ériu 11 (1932) 42-65.

⎯  Stories from the Acallam, Dublin 1970.

Doan, J. E., ‘The Erotics of Backgammon in Provençal and Irish poetry’, Proceedings of the Harvard Celtic Colloquium 12 (1992) 29-42.

Gantz, J., The Mabinogion, New York 1976.

Kelly, F., A Guide to Early Irish Law, Dublin 1988.

Knott, E., The Bardic Poems of Tadhg Dall Ó Huiginn, London, 1926.

MacWhite, E. ‘Early Irish Board-Games’, Eigse V (1946) 25-35.

McCone, Kim, ‘A Tale of Two Ditties: Poet and Satirist in Cath Maige Tuired’, in: Donnchadh Ó Corráin, Liam Breatnach & Kim McCone (eds.), Sages, Saints and Storytellers. Celtic Studies in Honour of Professor James Carney, Maynooth Monographs 2, Maynooth 1989, 122-143.

Pagan Past and Christian Present in Early Irish Literature , Maynooth Monographs 3, Maynooth 1990.

⎯  Echtrae Chonnlai and the Beginnings of Vernacular Narrative Writing in Ireland: A Critical Edition with Introduction, Notes, Bibliography and Vocabulary, Maynooth 2000.

Murray, H. J. R., A History of Chess, Oxford 1913.

A History of Board-Games Other than Chess , Oxford 1951.

O’Rahilly, C., Táin Bó Cúailnge, Recension 1, Dublin 2003.

Radner, J. N. (ed). Fragmentary Annals of Ireland, Dublin 1978.

Rendall, T., ‘“Gawain” and the Game of Chess’, The Chaucer Review 27 no. 2 (1992) 186-199.

Richards, M., Breudwyt Ronabwy: allan o’r Llyfr coch o Hergest, Cardiff 1948.

Rundkvist, M. & Williams, H. ‘A Viking Boat Grave with Amber Gaming Pieces Excavated at Skamby, Östergötland, Sweden’, Medieval Archaeology 52 (2008) 69-102.

Sandberg, M., En rik man får spel? En undersökning av spelutensilier tillförda Statens Historiska Museum mellan åren 1891 och 1983, 1994 (unpub MA thesis, Dept of Archaeology, University of Uppsala).

Sannvito, A., ‘Das Rätsel des Kelten Spiels’, Board Game Studies 5 (2002) 9-24.

Stokes, W. (ed), Three Irish glossaries, London 1862.

⎯ (ed. & tr.), ‘The Bodleian Amra Choluimb Chille’, Revue Celtique xx, Paris 1899.

⎯ (ed. & tr.), Acallamh na senórach, Whitley Stokes & E. Windisch (ed), Irische Texte IV, Leipzig 1900.

Thomas Davies, M., ‘Protocols of Reading in Early Irish Literature: Notes on Some Notes to Orgain Denna Ríg and Amra Coluim Cille’, Cambrian Medieval Celtic Studies 32 (1996) 1-23.

Tolkien, C., Saga Heiðreks konungs ins vitra, London 1960.

Turville-Petre, G., Hervarar Saga ok Heiðreks, London, 1956.

Watson, A., ‘A Structural Analysis of Echtra Nerai’, Études Celtique XXIII (1986) 129-142.

Whittaker, H., ‘Game-Boards and Gaming Pieces in Funerary Contexts in the Northern European Iron Age’, Nordlitt 20 (2006) 103-119.


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