> I've just been re-reading earlier contributions to this discussion. I
wonder just how much
> evidence there really is, archeological or literary, for the use of
chariots in Ireland (a) for
> travelling, and (b) in burial rites with horses.
For those who haven't read it yet, check out David Stifter's paper, "The
Old-Irish Chariot and its Technology. A Case of Creative Transmission in
Medieval Irish Literature", in: Proceedings of the 13th International
Congress of Celtic Stu¬dies, Bonn, Germany, 23.–27. Juli 2007. Edited by
Stefan Zimmer [= Sonderband der Bonner Jahrbücher 58/2], Bonn 2009, 279–289.
- Chris Gwinn