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14724Re: [mythsoc] Book of Invasions ?

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  • alexeik@aol.com
    May 6, 2005
      In a message dated 5/6/5 3:32:05 PM, Lizzie Triano wrote:

      <<I have also heard that
      there was a Dover edition (with pictures) and a retelling in Lady Gregory's
      _Gods & Fighting Men_.>>

      I'm not sure what the Dover edition could have been. Bear in mind that the
      artist Jim Fitzpatrick did a kind of graphic-novel treatment of _The Book of
      Invasions_ which was very popular in the '80's [though not terribly faithful to
      the original]. Lady Gregory's _Gods and Fighting Men_ is mostly about Fionn Mac
      Cumhail; she does deal with some of the episodes in the LGÉ (the parts about
      the Tuatha Dé Danann and Lugh), but mostly uses other texts [like _Cath Maige
      Tuired_] as her source.
      What do you need to know about it?
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