His story spans 15 years, leading up to Clontarf, a decisive battle. It is also the story of a young woman who develops a network of female spies and two young Irish men who lead medieval special operations forces.
Author: Thomas J. Howley
When Vikings invaders from across Europe storm into Ireland, Nordic sagas say a hero arose to save his people, Wolf the Quarrelsome. His story spans 15 years, leading up to Clontarf, a decisive battle. It is also the story of a young woman who develops a network of female spies and two young Irish men who lead medieval special operations forces.
It is stated in the poem that he was chief of Hy-Many for thirteen years, when he
fell in the battle of Clontarf, like a wolf- dog fighting the Danes. " Cpi bliaona 06j '
na oiaio pin " Thirteen years after him T?6mep Caioj lTloip, rhic TTlupcaio ; Was ...
Author: John O'Donovan
Publisher: Irish Roots Cafe
A Rare Historical Work A rare hard bound work "The Tribes and Customs of Hy Many" in Ireland. This is a scholarly and most respected work, both the gaelic language version and the English language version are included in this book, side by side.
Uladh ( Ulster ) , 135 ; the men of , refuse to join Brian at Clontarf , clxxvi . n.5 ;
ancient extent of , clvü . n . 3 . Ulf Hroda ( “ Wolf the quarrelsome " ) , at the battle
of Clontarf , clxxv . n . 1 . Ulster , derivation of name , cxlviii . n . 2 . See Uladh .
Author: James Henthorn Todd
The first part of the work contains an account of the arrival of the Norsemen in Ireland, especially in the Munster district. The second part of the work is devoted to the history of the Dal Cais, or Munster chieftains, particularly of the hero Brian Boroimhe (Boru), King of Ireland, and his death in the Battle of Clontarf. The appendices contain a translation of the Book of Leinster, the chronology and genealogy of the kings of Munster and of Ireland during the Scandinavian invasions, a description of the battle of Clontarf, and genealogy of the Scandinavian chieftains named as leaders of the invasions of Ireland.--Cf. introd.
Malachy ' s army of Meathmen was also in the field , but did not take part in the
battle of Clontarf . On the ... On Brian ' s side , his grandson Turlough led the
centre with two Norse allies , Wolf the Quarrelsome and Ospak , one on either
Author: Alexander Edward Craven Bredin
A comprehensive history of the Irish soldier from ancient time to the present day.
An Encyclopedia Phillip Pulsiano, Paul Leonard Acker Kirsten Wolf ... whole
country is subjugated , and the population is reduced to horrendous servitude ,
until Brian Boroimhe leads the Irish to freedom at the epic battle of Clontarf ( 1014
Author: Phillip Pulsiano
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Tom Bjornstad highlights the history and architecture of medieval Scandinavia. Bjornstad discusses the burial mound at Stein in Ringerike in Norway, the Stave Church in Norway, folk costumes of Norway, crystal art, the Vikings, and more.