The Oenach : an honors thesis (HONRS 499)

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dc.contributor.advisor Suppe, Frederick C., 1947- en_US Ward, Laura J. en_US 2011-06-06T19:30:03Z 2011-06-06T19:30:03Z 1996 en_US 1996
dc.identifier.other A-186 en_US
dc.description.abstract This paper explores the traditions and history surrounding the Irish oenach. The oenach was a provincial assembly, which began in the pagan Celtic past of Ireland and continued in some areas until modern times. The mythological symbols behind the oenach will be discussed and analyzed in terms of their social, political, and ritual functions. This paper will also look at the geographical distribution and archaeological significance of the meeting sites and seek to set a date for the oenachs' beginnings. Mythology, folklore, and old Irish literature will be used to come to an understanding of the themes and beliefs behind this Irish tradition.
dc.description.sponsorship Honors College
dc.format.extent 34 leaves : map ; 29 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh History. en_US
dc.title The Oenach : an honors thesis (HONRS 499) en_US
dc.type Undergraduate senior honors thesis. Thesis (B.?.)
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    Honors theses submitted to the Honors College by Ball State University undergraduate students in partial fulfillment of degree requirements.

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