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Princes, prelates and poets in Medieval Ireland : essays in honour of Katharine Simms /
Seán Duffy, editor.
imprint
Dublin : Four Courts Press, 2013.
description
xxiv, 599 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.), plans (some col.) ; 24 cm.
ISBN
1846822807, 9781846822803
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imprint
Dublin : Four Courts Press, 2013.
isbn
1846822807
9781846822803
contents note
Medieval Irish genealogies and genetics / Bart Jaski -- Interlaced scholarship : genealogies and genetics in twenty-first-century Ireland / Catherine Swift -- The two Colmáns / Eoin O'Flynn -- Re-examining cáin in Scotland in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries / Dauvit Broun -- William Gorm de Lacy : 'chiefest champion in these parts of Europe' / Colin Veach and Freya Verstraten Veach -- A register of lost deeds relating to the earldom of Ulster, c.1230-1376 / Robin Frame -- Unity in diversity : a comparative analysis of thirteenth-century Kilkenny, Kalkar and Sopron / Anngret Simms -- The Turnberry Band / Seán Duffy -- Two lists of Ó Dubhda chieftains of Uí Fhiachrach / Nollaig Ó Muraile -- James the Usurper of Desmond and the origins of the Talbot-Ormond feud / Peter Crooks -- The murder of John Dowdall, sheriff of Louth, 1402 / Brendan Smith -- Irish kings and Carinthian dukes : John Lynch revisited / Annette Kehnel -- St. Patrick and the kings / Donnchadh Ó Corráin -- The authority of the contemplative in Muirchú's Life of Patrick / Damian Bracken -- 'Irish pilgrimage' : a romantic misconception / Stephanie Hayes-Healy -- Quo vadis? Mapping the Irish 'monastic town' / Howard B. Clarke -- Church reform in Connacht / Helen Perros-Walton -- AIlbe Ua Máel Muaid, Uí Chennselaig and the Vitae Sanctorum Hiberniae / Ailbhe MacShamhráin -- Heresy in Ireland in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries / Bernadette Williams --The medieval bishops of Elphin and the lost church at Kilteasheen / Thomas Finan -- A medieval bronze pax from Dunbrody Abbey, Co. Wexford, and the fate of ornamenta from suppressed religious houses in Ireland / Raghnall Ó Floinn -- The court poet in early Ireland / Alex Woolf -- The world of medieval Irish learning / Edel Bhreathnach -- Some observations on an unpublished version of the Gospel of Nicodemus / Caoimhín Breatnach -- A cosmological poem attributed to Moses / John carey -- RuaidhríÓ Caiside's contribution to the Annals of Ulster / Daniel McCarthy -- The landscape and settlements of the Uí Dhálaigh poets of Muinter Bháire / Elizabeth FitzPatrick -- The Uí Dhomhnaill and their books in early sixteenth-century Ireland / Bernadette Cunningham and Raymond Gillespie -- Ave reversing Eva : miscellanea on Marian devotion in Irish bardic poetry / Damian McManus -- The portrayal of women in medieval Irish religious poetry / Kevin Murray -- 'Once I heard a story ... from scripture does it come' : biblical allusions in Irish bardic religious poetry / Salvador Ryan -- Tadhg Ó Rodaighe and his school : aspects of patronage and poetic practice at the close of the bardic era / Pádraig Ó Macháin -- Dán Árais, 1644 / Dáibhí Ó Cróinin.
catalogue key
9048933
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
Published to mark the retirement of Katherine Simms, this volume presents a comprehensive collection of essays on the theme of medieval Ireland.
Main Description
This volume is one of the largest and most authoritative collections of essays that have been published in many years on the theme of medieval Ireland. Presented to mark the retirement of Katharine Simms, the doyenne of studies of Gaelic Irish society in the later Middle Ages, the book's contents congregate around themes that have characterized Simms' landmark contributions to the field - from the changing function of kingship and lordship in Gaelic and Anglo-Norman Ireland, to the organization of the medieval Irish church, to the examination of the formation and achievement of Ireland's learned classes, particularly the poets.
Main Description
This volume presents one of the largest and most authoritative collections of essays on the theme of medieval Ireland to appear in many years. Published to mark the retirement of Katharine Simms, the doyenne of studies of Gaelic Irish society in the later Middle Ages, the volume's contents congregate around themes that have characterized her landmark contributions to the field from the changing function of kingship and lordship in Gaelic and Anglo-Norman Ireland, to the organization of the medieval Irish church, to the examination of the formation and achievement of Ireland's learned classes, particularly the poets. Contributors include Edel Bhreathnach, Caoimhín Breatnach, Damian Bracken, John Carey, H.B. Clarke, Anne Connon, Peter Crooks, Adrian Empey, Elizabeth FitzPatrick, Robin Frame, Máire Herbert, Bart Jaski, Dan Mc Carthy, Damian McManus, Ailbhe MacShamhráin, Elizabeth Matthew, Margaret Murphy, Kevin Murray, Donnchadh Ó Corráin, Dáibhí Ó Cróinín, Raghnall Ó Floinn, Pádraig Ó Macháin, Nollaig Ó Muraíle, Helen Perros-Walton, Salvador Ryan, Anngret Simms, Brendan Smith, Colin Veach, Freya Verstraten, Bernadette Williams and Alex Woolf.
Table of Contents
Forewordp. ix
Editor's Prefacep. xi
Abbreviationsp. xiv
Notes on Contributorsp. xxiii
Princes
Medieval Irish genealogies and geneticsp. 3
Interlaced scholarship: genealogies and genetics in twenty-first-century Irelandp. 18
The two Colmánsp. 32
Re-examining cáin in Scotland in the twelfth and thirteenth centuriesp. 46
William Gorm de Lacy: 'chiefest champion in these parts of Europe'p. 63
A register of lost deeds relating to the earldom of Ulster, c. 1230-1376p. 85
Unity in diversity: a comparative analysis of thirteenth-century Kilkenny, Kalkar and Sopronp. 107
The Turnberry Bandp. 124
Two lists of Ó Dubhda chieftains of Uí Fhiachrachp. 139
James the Usurper of Desmond and the origins of the Talbot-Ormond feudp. 159
The murder of John Dowdall, sheriff of Louth, 1402p. 185
Irish kings and Carinthian dukes: John Lynch revisitedp. 196
Prelates
St Patrick and the kingsp. 211
The authority of the contemplative in Muirchú's Life of Patrickp. 221
'Irish pilgrimage': a romantic misconceptionp. 241
Quo vadis? Mapping the Irish 'monastic town'p. 261
Church reform in Connachtp. 279
Ailbe Ua Máel Muaid, Uí Chennselaig and the Vitae Sanctorum Hiberniaep. 309
Heresy in Ireland in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuriesp. 339
The medieval bishops of Elphin and the lost church at Kilteasheenp. 352
A medieval bronze pax from Dunbrody Abbey, Co. Wexford, and the fate of ornamenta from suppressed religious houses in Irelandp. 362
Poets
The court poet in early Irelandp. 377
The world of medieval Irish learningp. 389
Some observations on an unpublished version of the Gospel of Nicodemusp. 406
A cosmological poem attributed to Mosesp. 412
Ruaidhrí Ó Caiside's contribution to the Annals of Ulsterp. 444
The landscape and settlements of the Uí Dhálaigh poets of Muinter Bháirep. 460
The Uí Dhomhnaill and their books in early sixteenth-century Irelandp. 481
Ave reversing Eva: miscellanea on Marian devotion in Irish bardic poetryp. 503
The portrayal of women in medieval Irish religious poetryp. 514
'Once I heard a story … from scripture does it come': biblical allusions in Irish bardic religious poetryp. 524
Tadhg Ó Rodaighe and his school: aspects of patronage and poetic practice at the close of the bardic erap. 538
Dán Áráis, 1654p. 552
A bibliography of the published writings of Katharine Simms (to 2012)p. 561
Indexp. 569
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