A Networks-Science investigation into the EPIC Poems of Ossian

  title={A Networks-Science investigation into the EPIC Poems of Ossian},
  author={Joseph Yose and Ralph Kenna and P{\'a}draig Mac Carron and Thierry Platini and Justin Tonra},
  journal={Advances in Complex Systems},
  • Joseph Yose, Ralph Kenna, +2 authors Justin Tonra
  • Published 2016
  • Computer Science, Sociology, Physics, Mathematics
  • Advances in Complex Systems
  • In 1760 James Macpherson published the first volume of a series of epic poems which he claimed to have translated into English from ancient Scottish-Gaelic sources. The poems, which purported to have been composed by a third-century bard named Ossian, quickly achieved wide international acclaim. They invited comparisons with major works of the epic tradition, including Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey, and effected a profound influence on the emergent Romantic period in literature and the arts… CONTINUE READING

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