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Published by Scottish Academic Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • MacDonald, Alexander, -- ca. 1700-ca. 1780.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Derick S. Thomson.
SeriesScottish Gaelic texts -- v. 1
ContributionsThomson, Derick S.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJFD 97-3784
The Physical Object
Pagination223 p. :
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21550720M
ISBN 100707307481

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known as Alasdair mac Mhaighstir Alasdair, belonged to the Clanranald heartland of Moidart. A character larger than life, he was a heroic figure, inspirational and visionary, his heartbeat in tune with the events of his time. Hailed as the most original and innovative poet of the 18th century, Alasdair successfully integrated ancient bardicFile Size: 5MB. According to the Scottish poetry Library’s official biography, “Modern poetry in Scottish Gaelic begins with the brilliant, controversial figure of Alasdair Mac Mhaighstir Alasdair”, whose solo book-length collection, published in , was the first to be printed in any Celtic language. An ac. Mac Mhaighstir Alasdair: The Ardnamurchan Years [Ronald Black] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Mac Mhaighstir Alasdair: The Ardnamurchan YearsAuthor: Ronald Black. Alasdair Mac Mhaighstir Alasdair: Selected Poems Edinburgh: Scottish Gaelic Texts Society, Dressler, Camille & D. W. Stiùbhart (deas.). Alexander MacDonald: Bard of the Gaelic Enlightenment / Alasdair Mac Mhaighstir Alasdair: Bàrd an t-Soillearachaidh Ghàidhealach Kershader, Isle of Lewis: Islands Book Trust, ISBN

Rugadh Alasdair mac Mhaighstir Alasdair, no Alasdair MacDhòmhnaill (c - c), ann an Àird nam Murchan, far an robh athair na mhinistear. Bhuineadh an teaghlach do dh'Uibhist a Deas agus bha ceanglaichean làidir aca ri Clann Raghnaill. A rèir beul-aithris 's ann bho athair a fhuair. Alasdair is a boy's name of Scottish, Scottish Gaelic origin meaning "defending men". Scottish rugby union player Alasdair mac Mhaighstir Alasdair, Scottish poet Alasdair Gillis I agree w/you the spelling Alasdair looks more attractive to me as well. I read a book when I was a kid in which the protagonist's (Nora) husband was Alasdair. The use of Scottish Gaelic suffered when Highlanders were persecuted after the Battle of Culloden in , and during the Highland Clearances.. The Scottish Gaelic Enlightenment figure Alasdair mac Mhaighstir Alasdair compiled the first secular book in Scottish Gaelic to be printed: Leabhar a Theagasc Ainminnin (), a Gaelic-English glossary. The second secular book in Scottish Gaelic to be. Publication date Title Variation Alasdair mac Mhaighstir Alasdair, Bàrd an t-Soillearachaidh Ghàidhealaich ISBN (pbk.) (pbk.).