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The Ancient Books of Ireland

by Michael Slavin

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Wolfhound Press (IE) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • British & Irish history,
  • Ireland,
  • Books & Reading,
  • Europe - Ireland,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages198
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8312439M
    ISBN 100863279287
    ISBN 109780863279287

    Ancient Irish Airs and Dances: Classic Tunes Arranged for Piano (Dover Music for Piano) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The greatest book about what contemporary Ireland is like is always the most recent Ross O’Carroll-Kelly work. There are occasional rumours that his books are actually works of comic fiction Author: Martin Doyle.

    Ireland's ancient books are among the most fascinating and beautiful in the world but, with the exception of the magnificent Book of Kells, little is known about them. Michael Slavin lifts these ancient volumes from the obscurity of library and museum vaults to . This engaging book traces the history, archaeology, and legends of ancient Ireland from B.C., when nomadic hunter-gatherers appeared in Ireland at the end of the last Ice Age to A.D., when a Norman invasion brought the country under control of the English crown for the first time. So much of what people today accept as ancient Irish history-Celtic invaders from Europe turning Ireland /5(2).

    "In the Book of Lecain (fol. ) there is an ancient tract, describing the laws upon this subject, and referring, with quotations, to the body of the Brethibh Nimhedh, or 'Brehon Laws.' According to this authority, the perfect Poet or Ollamh should know and practise the Teinim Laegha, the Imas Forosnadh, and the Dichedal do chennaibh. Book Awards Book Club Selections Books by Author Books by Series Coming Soon Kids' Books New Releases Teens' Books This Month's Biggest New Releases. Subjects. Biography Business Cookbooks, Food & Wine Current Affairs & Politics Diet, Northern Ireland - History. 1 - 20 of results.


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The Ancient Books of Ireland by Michael Slavin Download PDF EPUB FB2

The books are: The Book of Dun Cow - the oldest book of Irish legands; The The Ancient Books of Ireland book of Leinster - the great pre-Norman codex; Book of Ballymote, Great Book of Lecan, Yellow Book of Lecan, and the Book of Ui Mhaine - scribal treasures from the west; The Book of Lismore - finding Fionn Mac Cumhaill; The Book of Armagh - saluting St.

Patrick; The Cathach - Ireland's oldest book; The Book of Durrow /5(7). The Ancient Books of Ireland is lavishly illustrated with fine examples of classic scripts and illuminations/5(4).

This engaging book traces the history, archaeology, and legends of ancient Ireland from B.C., when nomadic hunter-gatherers appeared in Ireland at the end of the last Ice Age to A.D., when a Norman invasion brought the country under control of the English crown for the first by: 2.

Michael Slavin is the author of the bestselling The Book of Tara and Irish Showjumping, Author: Michael Slavin. The book is compromised of ten chapters each one talking about one book. The books are: The Book of Dun Cow - the oldest book of Irish legands; The Book of Leinster - the great pre-Norman codex; Book of Ballymote, Great Book of Lecan, Yellow Book of Lecan, and the Book of Ui Mhaine - /5(7).

It was written by several scribes about the yearat Ballymote in Sligo, from older books, and contains a great number of pieces in prose and verse. Among them is a copy of the ancient Book of Invasions, i.e., a history of the Conquests of Ireland by the several ancient colonists.

The Celts and peoples that existed before pre-Celtic times traded with Ireland along the mid Atlantic trade routes for millennia and the Celtic invasions themselves are believed to have occurred along both the mid-Atlantic route and across the English channel.

Please keep this in mind as you read this book/5(9). The Book Of Hymns Of The Ancient Church Of Ireland : Ed., From The Original Manuscript In The Library Of Trinity College, Dublin, With Translation And Notes, Volume 1 [Ireland, Church of] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Church of Ireland.

The Liber Hymnorum and the Stowe Missal are, after the glosses and the Book of Armagh, perhaps the most ancient manuscripts in which Irish is written. They date from about to Existing manuscript literature [ edit ] This section does not cite any sources.

Marianne Elliott is director of the Institute of Irish Studies at Liverpool University and author of Catholics of Ulster: a History and Wolfe Tone: Prophet of Irish Independence, which won the Author: Guardian Staff.

In Search of Ancient Ireland is a book designed around a PBS Series. The authors decided to write the book because there have been many new discoveries made in the last years about the history and pre-history of Ireland. These discoveries have been made in the fields of archeology and vernacular records.4/5.

The Ancient Books of Ireland describes precious manuscripts that have survived for centuries. Slavin reveals not only their fascinating contents but their intriguing histories. Among the most important manuscripts described are.

"The Ancient Books of Ireland features illustrated excerpts from sixteen of the finest examples of early Irish literature. Many of the original manuscripts are housed at Trinity College Dublin, the National Museum of Ireland, and the British Museum and have never been brought into the public domain.

Using archaeological evidence, Laurence Flanagan pieces together the sort of houses they built, the way they cultivated the land, their social and economic systems, and many other aspects of daily life in pre-Celtic Ireland. Combining scholarship with an accessible style, the book provides a unique and fascinating insight into a lost, fabled world.

Read More: Scratch your itch for travel with these 51 great travel memoirs, fiction and destination books. Contemporary Books on Ireland. I recently heard a trio of Irish authors claim that the combination of dreary weather and Ireland’s troubled history produces a very particular kind of fiction that is dark and moody but also funny.

Dublin, Royal Irish Academy 23 P 3 (first part) Composite manuscript, consisting of three parts: Dublin, Royal Irish Academy 23 P 12 Book of Ballymote: Dublin, Royal Irish Academy 23 Q 6 15thth century composite manuscript, five parts: Dublin, Royal Irish Academy 24 P 25 16th century Dublin, Royal Irish Academy B IV 1.

The ancient books of Ireland. [Michael Slavin] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a --Book of Leinster or Lebor na Nuachongbala () --Book of Ballymote (), Great Book of Lecan (), Yellow Book of Lecan () and Book of Ui Mhaine (O.

John O’Hart’s Irish Pedigrees traces the lineage of hundreds of Irish families back to the earliest times. Only the first of two volumes is currently available on A Smaller Social History of Ancient Ireland.

It may be a smaller social history, but Patrick Weston Joyce’s book is nonetheless a substantial work on the. Leabhar Imuinn: The Book of Hymns of the Ancient Church of Ireland, Volume 1 James Henthorn Todd Printed at the University Press for the Irish Archaeological and Celtic Society, - pages.

Irish history is really undocumented until the popularizing of Christianity in AD. if you want stuff on pre-christian Ireland you could read Barry Cunliffe's 'The Ancient Celts'.

it's not specifically about Irish history, but it talks about 'Celtic' people and their history and relationships with each other, the Hallstats, etc. if you want stuff on post-christian history, which there's far. The Princes of Ireland brilliantly interweaves engrossing fiction and well-researched fact to capture This was a wonderful fictional representation of early Irish history.

It begins in early pre-Christian Celtic Ireland during the time of the fierce High Kings of Tara with their Druid gods to the mid 's and the time of Henry the VIII/5.The Book of Kells (Latin: Codex Cenannensis; Irish: Leabhar Cheanannais; Dublin, Trinity College Library, MS A.

I. [58], sometimes known as the Book of Columba) is an illuminated manuscript Gospel book in Latin, containing the four Gospels of the New Testament together with various prefatory texts and tables.

It was created in a Columban monastery in either Britain or Ireland and may have had Genre: Gospel Book.The web's source of information for Ancient History: definitions, articles, timelines, maps, books, and illustrations.

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