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Tabula Gratulatoria for Clerics, Kings and Vikings

Clerics Kings and VikingsFour Courts Press invite you to subscribe to the Tabula Gratulatoria for Clerics, Kings and Vikings, a collection of essays on medieval Ireland in honour of Donnchadh Ó Corráin, edited by Emer Purcell, Paul MacCotter, Julianne Nyhan & John Sheehan. The book will appear in hardback and will be published in summer 2015.

Subscribers to the Tabula Gratulatoria are entitled to the discounted pre-publication price of €50/GB£40/US$60, post included [Retail prices: €60/£55/$85]. To subscribe, please send payment, together with your mailing address and your name by 20 April 2015.

Please send your mailing address and your name as you would like it to appear in the book (in the format first name, surname – titles will not be included) to meghan.donaldson@fourcourtspress.ie. All cheques should be made payable to Four Courts Press and sent to Four Courts Press, 7 Malpas Street, Dublin 8, Ireland. If you would like to pay by credit card please contact Meghan Donaldson at the e-mail address above.

Clerics, Kings and Vikings: Essays on medieval Ireland in honour of Donnchadh Ó Corráin

This volume contains contributions from leading scholars working at the forefront of Irish medieval studies. It includes essays on archaeology, ecclesiology, hagiography, medieval history, genealogy, language, literature and toponymy. Subjects explored include: Latin and learning in early medieval Ireland; the historical context of early medieval literature; Viking armies and the importance of the Hiberno-Norse naval fleets; Ireland and its connections with the Scandinavian world; recent studies of wooden and Romanesque churches in pre- Norman Ireland; the coming of the Anglo-Normans; hitherto unpublished Anglo-Norman charters; the origin and function of medieval rural deaneries; secular and ecclesiastical histories of later medieval Kilkenny; and the ‘named son’ in 16th-century Ireland.

Contributors: Michael Herren (York U), Edel Bhreathnach (Discovery Programme), Charles Doherty (RSAI), Joseph J. Flahive (UCC), Wendy Davies (UCL), Dagmar Ó Riain-Raedel & Pádraig Ó Riain (UCC), Poul Holm (TCD), Colmán Etchingham (MU), Catherine Swift (UL), Seán Duffy (TCD), David N. Dumville (U Aberdeen), Marie Therese Flanagan (QUB), Diarmuid Ó Murchadha† (UCC), Paul MacCotter (UCC), John Bradley† (MU), Kenneth Nicholls (UCC), Nollaig Ó Muraíle (NUIG), Benjamin Hazard (UCC), Dáibhí Ó Cróinín (NUIG), Dagfinn Skre (U Oslo), James Graham-Campbell (UCL), John Maas (archaeologist), Patrick F. Wallace (ind.), Eamonn P. Kelly (NMI), Raghnall Ó Floinn (NMI), Niamh Whitfield (ind.), Michael A. Monk (UCC), Conleth Manning (National Monuments Service), Tomás Ó Carragáin (UCC), David Woods (UCC), Anthony Harvey (RIA), David Howlett (Bodleian Library Oxford), Sinéad O’Sullivan (QUB), Marina Smyth (Notre Dame), Jonathan Wooding (U Sydney), Elva Johnston (UCD), John Carey (UCC), Bart Jaski (Utrecht U), Kevin Murray (UCC), Peter J. Smith (UU), Gísli Sigurðsson (Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies), Emma Nic Cárthaigh (UL), Beatrix Färber (UCC), Willard McCarty (King’s College London).

Emer Purcell is a coordinator of the Forum for Medieval and Renaissance Studies in Ireland. Paul MacCotter is a part-time lecturer in the Schools of History and Adult Continuing Education, University College Cork. Dr Julianne Nyhan is lecturer in Digital Information Studies in the Department of Information Studies, University College London. John Sheehan is a senior lecturer in the Department of Archaeology, University College Cork.

For more details, please visit http://www.fourcourtspress.ie/books/2015/clerics-kings-and-vikings/



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