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British coracles and Irish curraghs, with a note on the quffah of Iraq

Hornell, James

British coracles and Irish curraghs, with a note on the quffah of Iraq

by Hornell, James

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Published by Pub. for the Society for nautical research by B. Quaritch, ld. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Boats and boating

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesCoracles, Curraghs
    ContributionsSociety for Nautical Research, London
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsVM351 H67
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[various pagings]
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18496115M

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British coracles and Irish curraghs, with a note on the quffah of Iraq by Hornell, James Download PDF EPUB FB2

The English coracle, the author holds, has a common ancestry with the quffah of Iraq, but is not related to the Irish curragh. This latter is of composite origin and a product of an indigenous.

British Coracles and Irish Curraghs. With a Note on the Quffah of Iraq. With an Introduction by Sir Geoffrey Callender. 23 plates and 23 figures and plans in text.

out of 5 stars The best resource on British coracles and Irish curraghs. Reviewed in the United States on Octo The best book available about British coracles and Irish curraghs, [but no Conwy or Dwyryd], also the Spey currach and Iraqi gufa.

The primary source for all the craft that it covers, except the Spey.5/5(1). Hornell, James (11 February ), "British Coracles and Irish Curraghs: with a Note on the Quffah of Iraq", Nature, ():doi/c0, ISSN ; Hornell, James (), British Coracles and Irish Curraghs (first ed.), New York: Ams Press Inc, ISBN Extract dealing with the Irish Currach.

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The coracle is a small, lightweight boat. They were used in Wales, parts of Western and South West England, Ireland, and Scotland The word is also to describe similar boats from India, Vietnam, Iraq and Tibet.

The word "coracle" comes from the Welsh word cwrwgl. This is related to the Irish and Scottish Gaelic word currach. It is recorded in English as early as the 16th century. The coracle is a small, rounded, lightweight boat of the sort traditionally used in Wales, and also in parts of the West Country and in Ireland, particularly the River Boyne, and in Scotland, particularly the River word is also used of similar boats found in India, Vietnam, Iraq and Tibet.

The word "coracle" is an English spelling of the original Welsh cwrwgl, cognate with Irish and. The Coracles of the Tigris and Euphrates. By James Hornell. The article describes the coracles used on the inland waterways of Iraq called quffah.

Detail is given of the method of construction, their use and the different sizes, some big enough to transport 3 horses and several men. The method of. British coracles and Irish curraghs by Hornell, James,Pub.

for the Society for nautical research by B. Quaritch, ld. edition, in EnglishPages: Hornell, J., «The Coracles of the Tigris and Euphrates», The Mariner’s Mirror [Quarterly Journal of the Society for Nautical Research] 24/2, Aprilp [réimp.: British Coracles and Irish Curraghs with a Note on the Quffah of Iraq, London, ].

Hornell, J., Water Transport: Origins & Early Evolution, Cambridge, Horowitz. "British Coracles and Irish Curraghs: with a Note on the Quffah of Iraq". Nature. doi/c0.

ISSN Retrieved 12 June ^ Badge, Peter (17 June ). The Coracles of the World (UK ed. edition ed.). Gwasg Carrech Gwalch. ISBN. Buy British coracles and Irish curraghs, 1st Edition by Hornell James, 23 plates plus 23 figures and plans (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

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British coracles and Irish curraghs / with a note on the quaffah of Iraq, by James Hornell With an introduction by Sir Geoffrey Callender 23 plates and 23 figures and plans in the text Hornell, James, [ Book: ] At State Library VIC.

A bull boat closely resembles a Welsh coracle, an Irish/Scottish currach, and an Iraqi/Mesopotamian similarity was used to support a theory that a Welsh party colonized the New World in the 12th century.

[citation needed] However, circular boats of similar design and construction appear in many different regions and do not share a common origin. "British Coracles and Irish Curraghs: with a Note on the Quffah of Iraq". Nature. (): doi/c0. ISSN ↑ Badge, Peter (17 June ). The Coracles of the World (UK ed.).

Gwasg Carrech Gwalch. ISBN Many curraghs were so small and light as to be easily carried on a man's back from creek to creek overland, as Giraldus says the Welsh were accustomed to carry their wicker boats: and as people sometimes do to this day in Ireland.

The mode of constructing curraghs has been described by foreign as well as by Irish writers. St. British coracles and Irish curraghs. [James Hornell] Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

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a description of which was written by Herodotus (Book 1:J., (). “The Coracles of the Tigris and Euphrates” Pp. in Hornell J., British Coracles and Irish Curraghs; with a Note on the Quffah of Iraq. London. Hornell, J.