Ireland in the medieval world, AD400-1000 : landscape, kingship and religion / Edel Bhreathnach.

Author
Bhreathnach, Edel [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Dublin : Four Courts Press, c2014.
Description
xiv, 293 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Introduction: The tradition of writing history in medieval Ireland -- The landscapes of early medieval Ireland -- 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 -- 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?
ISBN
  • 9781846823411 (hbk.)
  • 1846823412 (hbk.)
  • 9781846823428 (pbk.)
  • 1846823420 (pbk.)
OCLC
875517988
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