Omens Ordeals and Oracles: On Demons and Wepons in Early Irish Texts by Jacqueline Borsje
This article has been made available to us by kind permission of its author, Professor Jacqueline Borsje, University of Amsterdam and University of Ulster. It was published in Peritia, the Journal of the Medieval Academy of Ireland, volume 13, 1999.
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