Lost Scottish folk tales published online
The notebooks of the Scottish folklore pioneer Alexander Carmichael have been prepared for publication.
It will be the first time Carmichael's work has been available in its entirety.
From 1860, he spent 50 years collecting legends, songs, curses and oral history from Gaelic-speakers.
Researchers and archivists have worked for two years preparing the notes for publication by the University of Edinburgh.
Carmichael's work has led to him being likened to the brothers Grimm in Germany.
His volume Carmina Gadelica, published in 1900, is estimated to have included only a tenth of his original research material....
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