Journal Peritia , vol. 17

Peritia 17-18 (2003-2004) - Journal of the Medieval Academy of Ireland

  • Pages: 562 p.
  • Size:170 x 240 mm
  • Illustrations:9 b/w
  • Language(s):English
  • Publication Year:2005


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    Summary

    This issue comprises the following:
    Insular Latin
    Marina Smyth, The date and origin of Liber de ordine creaturarum; John Carey, The obscurantists and the sea-monster: reflection on the Hisperica famina; David Howlett, Early Insular Latin poetry
    Ecclesiastical Texts: Critiques and Analyses
    Francis Clark, Searching for St Benedict in the legacy of St Gregory the Great; Roy Flechner, The making of the Canons of Theodore; David Howlett, The prologue to the Collectio canonum hibernensis; David Howlett, Numerical punctilio in Patrick's Confessio
    Adomnán, Iona, and Scotland
    Mark Stansbury, The compostition of Adomnán's Vita Columbae; James E. Fraser, Adomnán, Cumméne Ailbe, and the Picts; Miho Tanaka, Iona and the kingship of Dál Riata in Adomnán's Vita Columbae; Thomas Owen Clancy, Diarmait sapientissimus: the career of Diarmait, dalta Daigre, abbot of Iona
    The Vikings in the West
    Claire Downham, The Vikings in Southern Uí Néill until 1014; Jan Erik Rekdal, Vikings and Saints - encounters vestan um haf; Emer Purcell, The expulsion of the Ostmen, 1169-71: the documentary evidence
    Geneaelogy, Kinship, and Kingship
    Bart Jaski, The genealogical section of the Psalter of Cashel; Rolf Baumgarten, Co nómad n-ó: and early Irish socio-legal timescale; Megan McGowan, Royal succession in earlier medieval Ireland: the fiction of tanistry
    Medieval Politics
    Julia Hofman, The marriage of Childeric II and Bilichild in the context of the Grimoald coup; Immo Warntjes, The alternation of the kingship of Tara 734-944
    Text and artist
    Douglas Mac Lean, Scribe as artist, not monk: the canon tables of Ailerán 'the Wise' and the Book of Kells; Malgorzata Krasnodebska-D'Aughton, The homily on the epiphany in the Catechesis cracouiensis
    Short Studies and Notes
    David Woods, Acorns, the plague, and the 'Iona Chronicle'; Cormac Bourke, On the Ballach Damnatan; Simon Young, In gentibus dispersisti nos: the British diaspora in Patrick and Gildas; Leofranc Holford-Strevens, Old Irish cétemnide, Latin centumgeminus; Simon Young, A Briton in twelfth-century Santiago de Compostela