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New PDF release: ‘A Miracle of Learning’: Studies in Manuscripts and Irish

By Dáibhí Ó Cróinín,Toby Barnard

ISBN-10: 1859282938

ISBN-13: 9781859282939

This quantity celebrates the paintings of William O’Sullivan, the 1st keeper of manuscripts at Trinity collage, Dublin, who preserved, made extra available and elucidated the records in his care. The manuscripts throw new mild at the society of eire, where of the discovered and literate in that international, and its family members with Britain, Europe and the USA. a few of these essays make clear technical difficulties within the making of well-known manuscripts, and produce out for the 1st time their indebtedness to or impact over different manuscripts. Others offer unforeseen new information regarding the reigns of Edward I and James I, Irish provincial society, the method and growth of spiritual switch and the hyperlinks among settlements in eire and North American colonization.

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