Yeats

W.B.Yeats, the great poet, senator and patriot is a presence and point of reference in the 'Rising' chapter which concludes the second book of Rutherfurd's Irish saga. The story also includes a memorable encounter with the woman he loved, Maud Gonne.




 

 

 

Did You Know?
October, derived from the Latin Octo, which means eight, was actually the eighth month of the year in the original Roman calendar of ten months. It wasn’t until the Julian calendar was introduced by Julius Caesar in the first century BC that January and February were added. The Julian calendar remained the predominant calendar in Europe through the sixteenth century, until it was amended to the Gregorian calendar we still use today.




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