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Taking a look at representations of the Irish panorama in modern literature and the humanities, this quantity discusses the commercial, political and environmental matters linked to it, wondering the myths in the back of Ireland's panorama, from the 1st Greek descriptions to offer day submit Celtic-Tiger structure.
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It relied on the established status of Irish pseudo-history and its driven evolution in order to expand yet again the concept of senchas and its assumed identity, but by adding a geographical dimension to it. The landscape of Ireland is consciously turned into a receptacle of heroic deeds, magical occurrences, divine manifestations and miracles, and by doing this, the senchaid pursued the same line of work they had started when they took up the old genealogical poems Denis Hamon 35 of the early seventh century (Ó Corráin, 1983, pp.
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We have, therefore, on the one hand, multiple points of origin with each a local interest in the promulgation of a landscape, either for its own sake as the reflection of local tradition or connected to a certain people and their rulers, and, on the other hand, a large compilation that gathered these separate inputs in order to promote the unity of the island as a whole (Binchy, 1958, p. 113). From senchas to dindshenchas What made the dindshenchas such a curious collection in the time of its first editions (Stokes, 1894–5) was its apparently very wide scope: it spread across the entire breadth of Early-Irish pseudo-history, from the legendary invaders of the Lebor Gabála to the early Irish saints and converted kings.