The Cycles of the Kings (1946)

Author: Myles Dillon

Book ID: 68085

Price: 50.00

The Cycles of the Kings. London: Oxford University Press, 1946. First Edition. Pp v, 124. Publisher’s green cloth boards, title in gilt to spine. Ex library copy, with ink stamps & with occasional label residue to endpapers.

The first proper study of ‘The Historical Cycle’ other wise known as The Cycle of the Kings. It is a mix of heavily Christianised stories, including adventures, voyages and visions. It stretches from Labraid Loingsech, King of Leinster in the 3rd century BCE, up to Brian Boramha, High King of all Ireland CE 1001 to 1014.

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