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Judas in Medieval Irish literature and Irish Folklore

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Mac Mathúna, Séamus (2007) Judas in Medieval Irish literature and Irish Folklore. In: Eighth Symposium of Societas Celtologica Nordica, Oslo. Uppsala Universitet. Vol 7 284 pp. [Conference contribution]

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Abstract

This paper examines the representation of Judas in medieval Irish and Hiberno-Latin sources and in Irish folklore, especially the origin, content and structure of what is known as the story of 'Judas' Sunday Rest'. The connections between this story and the concepts of neutral angels and interim locations between heaven and hell are also investigated.

Item Type:Conference contribution (Paper)
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Arts > School of Irish Language and Literature
Research Institutes and Groups:Irish and Celtic Studies Research Institute
ID Code:11791
Deposited By:Professor Seamus Mac Mathuna
Deposited On:11 Feb 2010 09:52
Last Modified:15 Aug 2012 12:09

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