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Mlac Phersoni, James
POEMS OF OSSIAN,
THE ORIGINAL GAELIC,
LITERAL TRANSLATION INTO LATIN,
BY THE LATE ROBERT MACFARLAN, A. M.
A DISSERTATION ON THE AUTHENTICITY
BY SIR JOHN SINCLAIR, BART.
A TRANSLATION FROM THE ITALIAN OF THE ABBE CESAROTTI'S DISSER-
OF OSSIAN, WITH NOTES AND A SUPPLEMENTAL ESSAY,
BY JOHN M'ARTHUR, LL. D.
PUBLISHED UNDER THE SANCTION OF THE HIGHLAND
SOCIETY OF LONDON.
MAGNA EST VERITAS ET PREVALEBIT.
PRINTED BY W. BULMER AND CO. CLEVELAND-ROW;
CONTENTS OF THE THIRD VOLUME.
ORIGINAL POEMS WITH LATIN TRANSLATIONS.
A Translation from the Italian of the Abbé Cesarotti's Historical
and Critical Dissertation on the Controversy respecting the
Authenticity of Ossian's Poems, by John M'Arthur, LL. D.
Supplemental Observations on the Authenticity of Ossian's Poems,
by John M'Arthur, containing the following Subjects.
1. Oral Tradition, ancient Song and Music
2. Of the ancient Name and Inhabitants of Britain, and
Progress of Letters among the Caledonians
3. Philological Inquiries, and the Affinity of the Celtic, or
Gaelic, with the Oriental and other Languages
4. A Summary of the Evidence adduced in Support of the
Authenticity of Ossian's Poems, with further Proofs 432
The original Episode of Faineasolli's, with a literal English
The Original of Ossian's Address to the Sun in Carthon, with a
literal Latin and English Translation
Topography of some of the principal Scenes of Fingal and his
2. Description of the River Cona, and the Banks of the
River Ete, by the Rev. Donald Macnicol page 523 3. Description of Inis-Connel and Inis-Eraith, the Scene of Daura, as in the Songs of Selma; also the Scenes of Cathluina and Laoi-Fraoch, by the Rev. William Campbell
4. Description of the Scenes of Daura and Erath, by the Rev. Dr. John Smith
5. Description of the Vicinity of Selma, the River Connel, and the Valley of Ete, by the Rev. Ludovick Grant 527 6. Description of Morven and its Antiquities, by the Rev. Norman Mac Leod
7. Probable Conjectures respecting Fingal and Ossian's burial Places
8. A Specimen of Ossiamic Music
Notices of Books which treat of the Celtic Language, Customs, Manners, and Antiquities
Gaelic Books published in the 16th, 17th, and 18th Centuries 562 Gaelic and Irish Manuscripts existing in Great Britain and Ireland
DIRECTIONS TO THE BINDER.
The Specimen of Ossianic Music to face page 541.
A Map of Selma and part of the Fingalian Territories in Argyleshire, to face the blank page at the end of Topographic Accounts,