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Second Edition Many More Sources
Brigid of the Gael- This is without a doubt, the most complete
academic reference book available concerning
Saint Brigid of Kildare. A very, very complete collection of primary
reference materials in English.
of Saint's tales. This is the largest collection of this
material in one place. You will also find poetry,
hymns, and other writings about the saint along with early historical
primary references such as Cogitosis'
Life, Bethu Brigte, St. Brocan’s Hymn and many others.... All ancient
references including those found
in Martyrology of Donegal. The Annals of Ireland and many others are
included. Not since the ancient Latin
collection of John Colgan written in the 17th century has there been
such a complete work. Also included is a
study of the iconography of the saint as well as an analysis of the cultural
role of Kildare as it relates
to the stories. Included are details concerning the folkways
associated with the saint including
instructions for making the many varieties of Brigid's cross and cross
cultural parallels for these designs.
You will find recipes and details concerning the celebration of St. Brigid's
day, February 1. There is
also an extensive academic bibliography. This should be the first stop for
anyone interested in knowing all
there is to know or for those planning research. This is a great work to
have on hand for the re-discovery of
this important saint. You will enjoy making the crosses and preparing for
the celebration of the feast day.
A grand way to make
February 1 another great day for the Irish! Get
the butter and the ale ready! Second edition now out! 255 pages, tape bound, illustrated
Our basic guide to Brigid for families and celebrations is: Good Saint Brigid of Kildare
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