The Library of Congress > LCCN Permalink

View this record in:  MARCXML | LC Authorities & Vocabularies | VIAF (Virtual International Authority File)External Link

Ossian, active 3rd century

LC control no.n 83139004
Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingOssian, active 3rd century
    Browse this term in  LC Authorities  or the  LC Catalog
Variant(s)Oisín, active 3rd century
Ossian, 3rd cent.
See alsoMacpherson, James, 1736-1796
    Browse this term in  LC Authorities
Beginning date02
Found inMacpherson, J. The poems of Ossian, 1835 (a.e.) t.p. (Ossian)
Wilpert, G. von. Lex. der Weltlit., c1963: p. 848 (a blind poet Ossian, or Oisin, of the 3rd cent.)
New encycl. Britannica, micropaedia (Ossian, Scottish Gaelic name for Oisín, the Irish warrior-poet of the Fenian cycle of hero tales about Finn and his war band)
The concise Oxford companion to English literature (online), 4th ed., 2012 (published online 2013) (under James MacPherson: collected materials for Fingal (1762); claimed to be faithful translation of epic by Ossian, the son of Finn, dating from some vague but remote period of Scottish history)