Miles (Brent)

Miles (Brent): Togail Troí: The Irish Destruction of Troy on the cusp of the Renaissance.
In Fantasies of Troy (2004), pp. 81–96.
Miles (Brent): Irish evidence for shared sources of classical mythology in Anglo-Saxon England and medieval Ireland.
In Insignis sophiae arcator [Fs. Herren] (2006), pp. 124–148.
Miles (Brent): Riss in Mundtuirc: the tale of Harmonia’s necklace and the study of the Theban cycle in medieval Ireland.
In Ériu 57 (2007), pp. 67–112.
Edited from RIA MS D iv 2, with English translation and commentary. Includes a discussion of the relationship of this text with Togail Troí and Togail na Tebe.
Miles (Brent): The literary set piece and the imitatio of Latin epic in the Cattle raid of Cúailnge.
In Ulidia 2 (2009), pp. 66–80.
Argues Statius’ description of Pavor’s action in Thebaid 7.114ff provided the literary model for the use of the ‘alternatives device’ in the Táin's account of Mac Roth’s vision (Rec. II, ll.4168ff).
Miles (Brent): Heroic saga and classical epic in Medieval Ireland.
SCH, 30. Woodbridge: Brewer, 2011. x + 272 pp.
Rev. by
Caoimhín Breatnach, in Celtica 27 (2013), pp. 197-206.
Paul Byrne, in Peritia 27 (2016), pp. 282-285.
Joanne Findon, in JML 23 (2014), pp. 370-374.
Ralph O’Connor, in CMCS 65 (Summer, 2013), pp. 91-94.
Miles (Brent): The Irish history of the ‘third Troy’ and medieval writing of history.
In Gablánach in scélaigecht [Fs. Dooley] (2013), pp. 220–237.
Discusses Don tres Troí, sequel to Togail Troí and final text in the Irish Trojan ‘cycle’.
Miles (Brent): The Sermo ad reges from the Leabhar Breac and Hiberno-Latin tradition.
In Authorities and adaptations (2014), pp. 141–158.
Studies the reutilization of earlier materials (particularly the Collectio canonum Hibernensis) for the composition of this bilingual homily on the duties of kings.