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Author Bhreathnach, Edel,
Title Ireland in the medieval world, AD 400-1000 : landscape, kingship and religion / Edel Bhreathnach.
Imprint Dublin, Ireland ; Portland, OR : Four Courts Press, [2014]
©2014.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  DA930 .B47 2014    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  DA930 .B47 2014    AVAILABLE  
Subject Ireland -- History -- To 1172.
Ireland -- Antiquities.
Description xiv, 293 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-282) and index.
Contents Introduction. The tradition of writing history in medieval Ireland -- 1. The landscapes of early medieval Ireland -- 2. Kingdoms, kings and people. Concepts of kingship -- The obligations and power of kings -- The extended royal family -- The royal house and household -- The life and death of the king -- 3. Religion, ritual and ritualists. Seeking the old belief system -- The appearance of a new religion -- Establishing a Christian structure -- Armagh : the Rome of Ireland -- The Christian religious experience of the laity -- Conclusion. Why Ireland in the medieval world?
Summary This is a study of Ireland's people, landscape and place in the world from late antiquity to the reign of Brian Bórama. It narrates the story of Ireland's emergence into history, using anthropological, archaeological, historical and literary evidence.
ISBN 9781846823411 (hbk)
1846823412 (hbk)
9781846823428 (pbk.)
1846823420 (pbk.)
OCLC # 875517988