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Anglo-Saxon-Irish relations before the Vikings

Author: James Graham-Campbell; Michael Ryan
Publisher: Oxford : Published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2009.
Series: Proceedings of the British Academy, 157.
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"Although there has been much recent interest in the interaction of England and Ireland in the Viking Age, the links between the Anglo Saxons and the Irish in the period before 800 have been much less studied. This collection of essays provides the first interdisciplinary assessment of these connections." "The essays range widely in their scope. Seven papers look at issues of language and literature, legal  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Kongress
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Anglo-Saxon-Irish relations before the Vikings.
Oxford : published for the British Academy by Oxford University Press, 2009
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Graham-Campbell; Michael Ryan
ISBN: 9780197264508 0197264506
OCLC Number: 319494901
Description: xx, 462 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: History, law, language and literature. The Irish role in the origins of the Old English alphabet : a re-assessment / Patrick P. O'Neill ; An insular tradition of ecclesiastical law : fifth to eighth century / Roy Flechner ; Bede's Chronica Maiora : early insular history in a universal context / Diarmuid Scully ; Rome and the isles : Ireland, England and the rhetoric of orthodoxy / Damian Bracken ; Ye shall know them by their names : names and identity among the Irish and the English / Paul Russell ; Trouble at the white house : Anglo-Irish relations and the cult of St. Martin / Juliet Mullins ; The practicalities of communication between Northumbrian and Irish churches, c. 635-735 / Fiona Edmonds --
Art history and material culture. Behind animals, plants and interlace : Salin's style II on Christian objects / Egon Wamers ; Anglo-Saxon, Irish and British relations : hanging-bowls reconsidered / Susan Youngs ; The Anglo-Saxon connection : Irish metalwork, AD 400-800 / Raghnall Ó Floinn ; Anglo-Saxon/Gaelic interaction in Scotland / Ewan Campbell ; Sand-dunes and stray finds : evidence for pre-Viking trade? / David Griffiths ; Glitter in the dragon's lair : Irish and Anglo-Saxon metalwork from pre-Viking Wales, c. 400-850 / Mark Redknap ; Stylistic influences in early Manx sculpture / David M. Wilson ; Cemetery settlements and local churches in pre-Viking Ireland in light of comparisons with England and Wales / Tomás Ó Carragáin ; All that peter stands for : the Romanitas of the Codex amiatinus reconsidered / Jennifer O'Reilly ; Studying early Christian sculpture in England and Ireland : the object of art history or archaeology? / Jane Hawkes --
Addendum. Of Saxons, a Viking and Normans : Colmán, Gerald and the monastery of Mayo / Máire Ní Mhaonaigh.
Series Title: Proceedings of the British Academy, 157.
Responsibility: edited by James Graham-Campbell and Michael Ryan.
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These essays provide the first interdisciplinary assessment of the links between the Anglo-Saxons and the Irish before 800. This overview of recent advances in the field ranges widely in scope,  Read more...


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a very impressive collection of papers. * Clare Downham, English Historical Review * an interesting, wide-ranging and important collection of essays * Elizabeth Boyle, Medieval Archaeology * The Read more...

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