‘A Miracle of Learning’: Studies in Manuscripts and Irish by Dáibhí Ó Cróinín,Toby Barnard PDF

By Dáibhí Ó Cróinín,Toby Barnard

This quantity celebrates the paintings of William O’Sullivan, the 1st keeper of manuscripts at Trinity university, Dublin, who preserved, made extra obtainable and elucidated the files in his care. The manuscripts throw new gentle at the society of eire, where of the realized and literate in that global, and its relatives with Britain, Europe and the United States. a few of these essays make clear technical difficulties within the making of recognized manuscripts, and produce out for the 1st time their indebtedness to or effect over different manuscripts. Others offer unforeseen new information regarding the reigns of Edward I and James I, Irish provincial society, the method and growth of spiritual switch and the hyperlinks among settlements in eire and North American colonization.

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