Medieval Dublin V: Proceedings from the Friends for Midieval Dublin Symposium 2003

Overview

In these proceedings of the May 2003 symposium, contributors present several detailed reports on recent local excavations, a description of the architectural features of St. Patrick's cathedral which came to be found in the churches supporting it, a new translation and interpretation of the Mass of the Drinkers, a determination of whether a list of saints constitutes Dublin's oldest book, and a description of how the wheat of Robert Ware's 1678 narrative history of Dublin should be separated from the chaff, ...
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Overview

In these proceedings of the May 2003 symposium, contributors present several detailed reports on recent local excavations, a description of the architectural features of St. Patrick's cathedral which came to be found in the churches supporting it, a new translation and interpretation of the Mass of the Drinkers, a determination of whether a list of saints constitutes Dublin's oldest book, and a description of how the wheat of Robert Ware's 1678 narrative history of Dublin should be separated from the chaff, judging from the town chronicles he used as primary sources. Distributed in the US by ISBS. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781851828012
  • Publisher: Four Courts Press
  • Publication date: 8/20/2004
  • Pages: 301
  • Product dimensions: 6.22 (w) x 9.52 (h) x 0.96 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors 6
Editor's Preface 7
Excavations on the southern side of the medieval town at Ship Street Little, Dublin 9
Dublin's oldest book? A list of saints 'made in Germany' 52
Excavations at Longford Street Little, Dublin: an archaeological approach to Dubh Linn 73
The excavation of pre-Norman burials and ditch near St Michan's church, Dublin 91
Cultures in contact in the Leinster and Dublin marches, 1170-1400 111
Excavation of the medieval river frontage at Arran Quay, Dublin 149
St Patrick's cathedral, Dublin, and its prebendal churches: gothic architectural relationships 243
God's Jesters and the festive culture of medieval Ireland 277
Robert Ware's telling tale: a medieval Dublin story and its significance 291
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