Ireland in Early Medieval Europe: Studies in Memory of Kathleen Hughes
Dorothy Whitelock, Rosamond McKitterick, David Dumville
Cambridge University Press, Jul 8, 1982 - Literary Criticism - 406 pages
This 1982 collection of essays examines Ireland's relations with the rest of western Europe between AD 400 and 1200. They show the idiosyncratic ways in which Ireland responded to external stimuli and illustrate the view that early Irish history, religion, politics and art should be seen not in isolation but as vital contributors to the development of European culture. This was the firmly held opinion of Kathleen Hughes, to whose memory these essays, specially commissioned from leading scholars in the field, are dedicated. The range of essays reflects the diversity of early Ireland's history and the extent of her influence upon other cultures. The ecclesiastical tradition and hagiography form one area of study; political expansion and diplomatic history, as well as literary and artistic influences, are also discussed. The subjects are variously introduced as they affect Ireland's relations with Scotland, Anglo-Saxon England, Merovingian Gaul, the Scandinavians and the Welsh.
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Bibliography of the publications of Kathleen Hughes
Bishop Ecgred Pehtred and Niall
an element in the iconography of Irish crosses?
Arboe cross County Tyrone
detail from fol 2i2r
Pictish art and the Book of Kells 79
Dalriada and the creation of the kingdom of the Scots
The Latin chartertradition in western Britain Brittany and Ireland
the descent of the Uncompleted Copy
Episodes in the history of Easter cycles in Ireland
Latin and Irish in the Annals of Ulster ad 4311050
Ireland and western Gaul in the Merovingian period
abbot Anderson Anglo-Saxon animal annalistic Annals of Ulster appears Bede bishop Book of Kells Britain Celtic charters Chronicle of Ireland Church Columba Columbanus Constantine context copy cross-slab Dalriada Dublin Dumville Early Christian Early Irish ecclesiastical entries Eochaid evidence example exemplar Fortriu Gaelic Gaul Giric Glastonbury hagiography Historia Brittonum History homilies Horn ibid Indrechtach interlace Iona Ireland Irish annals Kathleen Hughes Kenneth king list Kings and Kingship later Latin Lebor Bretnach Lebor Gabdla Lichfield Gospels London manuscript martyrdom matrilineal mediaeval Meigle Merovingian monastery monastic Nigg ninth century Northumbria Oengus Old English original Oxford Pehtred perhaps Pictavia Pictish art Pictish king Picts poem probably record reference reign royal saints Sancti Scotland Scots scribe seventh century St Andrews St Indract St Patrick St Vigeans Studies suggests Taliesin tradition translation twelfth century vernacular viking Vita vols Welsh William of Malmesbury word written Zimmer