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poet and the spae-wife

W. E. D. Allen

poet and the spae-wife

an attempt to reconstruct al-Ghazal"s embassy to the Vikings

by W. E. D. Allen

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Published by A. Figgis, Viking Society for Northern Research in Dublin, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby W.E.D. Allen.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 90/16130 (D)
The Physical Object
Pagination102 p. ;
Number of Pages102
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1578513M
LC Control Number91100039

The Poet and the Spae-Wife: An Attempt to Reconstruct Al-Ghazal’s Embassy to the Vikings Before Dozy’s work,only excerpts from ibn-Dihya in incomplete shape had been known from the writings of the seventeenth-century Maghribi man of letters, al-Maqqari. The spae-wife thanked her for the recital and said (that) many of the powers were now satisfied and thought it fair to hear when the chant was recited so well “And now many of those things are shown to me which I was denied before, and many others”.).

‘The poet and the spae-wife: an attempt to reconstruct Al-Ghazal’s embassy to the Vikings’ SB 15 ()– Ashdown, M., ‘The attitude of the Anglo-Saxons to their Scandinavian invaders’. Turgesius (died ) (also spelled Turgeis or Thorgest) was a Viking chief active in Ireland who is said to have conquered is not at all clear whether the names in the Irish annals represent the Old Norse Thurgestr or Thorgísl. The principal island on Lough Lene is named after him.. Life. The sole reliable record of Turgesius is report of his death in the Annals of Ulster.

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2 The Poet and the Spae-wife Further it is suggested that some details of al-Ghazal's earlier embassy to Constantinople () preserved in Levi-Provenfal's anonymous manuscript from Fez,4 may relate to the embassy to the Vikings. The two accounts cast a new light on some aspects of the social state of theFile Size: 1MB.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : W E D ALLEN. Turgesius (died ) (also called Turgeis, Tuirgeis, Turges, and Thorgest) was a Viking chief active in Ireland during the 9th-century. Turgesius Island, the poet and the spae-wife book island on Lough Lene, is named after is not at all clear whether the names in the Irish annals represent the Old Norse Thurgestr or Thorgísl.

John O'Donovan and Charles Haliday independently identified him with Ragnar. A poet would maintain that they are employed merely as machinery to carry on the holy epic. A monk must believe in them more strongly than in the gospel. “When the saint was once saying his prayers in the oratory of St John, on Monte Casino, he saw the Devil in the shape of a horse-doctor, but with a horn in one hand, and a tether in the other.

The Poet and the Spae-Wife: An Attempt to Reconstruct Al-Ghazal's Embassy to the Vikings. Dublin: Allen Figgis & Co. [A translation of the Arabic text describing al-Ghazal's visit to Turgeis, ruler of the Vikings in Ireland ca.

This account dates to the early 's.] Al-Mas'udi. Meadows of Gold. trans. Vikings returned to Galicia inbeginning what seems to have been a three-year campaign, during the reign of Ordoño I of Asturias. The main source for these events are Arabic histories compiled by Ibn Ḥayyān in the eleventh century, though some near-contemporary Latin sources also mention the events, and later Latin sources offer more elaborate, but less reliable, accounts.

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"before I had read to the end of the first verse of the book, these words, which must come to pass presently, had such an impression on my mind, offering themselves as a key to the whole prophecie, (in like manner as, this.

From Arabic (Moorish) and Spanish Sources”. In Saga-Book of the Viking Club: Vol. VI Proceedings. University of London King’s College,pp.

For references on al-Ghazál, please see: “The Poet and the Spae-Wife, An Attempt to Reconstruct Al-Ghazal’s Embassy to the Vikings”, By W.E.D Allen. [1] Al. Well to reach the muslim empires from the East they would have to go through the land of the Turks who are as axe wielding and savage as the Vikings were (In that time).

And they would not let them go through easily. From the West they did though. THE POET AND Allen (Issued as pt. REVIEWS THE SPAE-WIFE. 3 of the volume) PP. viii, () CLUB SAGA-BOOK VOL.

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Buy this book today. Byrne, Francis John. Irish Kings and High Kings. London: Batsford. Buy this book today. Chesnutt, Michael. Abstract. Lauded by Andalusian historian Ibn Hayyan (d. ) as ḥakīm al-andalus (the sage of Muslim Spain), Muslim poet and diplomat Abu Zakariyya Yahya Ibn al-Hakam al-Bakri al-Jayyani (d.

), known as al-Ghazal (the gazelle) for his physical beauty and intellectual nimbleness, traced his noble lineage to the powerful Arab tribe of Bakr ibn Wail. 1 “Al-Ghazal,” Abdurahmane el-Hajji Author: Nizar F. Hermes. The poet and the spae-wife: an attempt to reconstruct al-Ghazal's embassy to the Vikings / by W.E.D.

Allen Allen, W. (William Edward David), [ Book: ] At 4 libraries. This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 93,) Problems of Turkish power in the sixteenth century /. Composed by W. Allen, the book named “The Poet and The Spae-Wife: An Attempt to Reconstruct Al-Ghazal’s Embassy to the Vikings”, explores this account further.

Al-Ghazal’s account has however been said to have perhaps originated from Ibn Hayyan ( – CE, Al-Andalus). W. E. D. Allen, “The Poet and the Spae-Wife,” Saga-Book of the Viking Society (): 14– Google Scholar David James, “Two Medieval Arabic Accounts of Ireland,” Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland (): 5– by: 2.Allen’s evocatively titled The Poet and the Spae-Wife (spae-wife is an Old English cognate of an Old Norse word for “prophetess”) accepts Ibn Dihya’s account of Al-Ghazal’s journey mostly on circumstantial evidence.

Other scholars, however, claim it tracks disturbingly close to Ibn Hayyan’s account of the trip to Constantinople, and. Arab poetry was certainly heard by the Norse in the 9th Century when al-Ghazal led a diplomatic mission from Andalusia to the majus and flirted with the mysterious Queen Aud.

W.E.D. Allen investigated this event in and came up with the notion that Aud was Queen of Turgeis' Ireland: The Poet and the Spae-Wife (PDF).

Others think she was.