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Medieval Ireland: An Encyclopedia (Sean Duffy) Hardcover Book, (Routledge, 2004) 9780415940528


Title: Medieval Ireland: An Encyclopedia

Author: Duffy, Sean

Additional Authors or Contributors: (ed)

Publisher: Routledge/Taylor & Francis; Publication Date: 2004

Hardcover; ISBN: 9780415940528

Volumes: 1; Pages: 584

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Medieval Ireland presents the culture and society of Ireland from the sixth to the sixteenth century. Most scholarly works on Irish history cover either the pre- or post- Anglo-Norman invasion of 1169. This unique resource spans both periods with a single volume. Coverage of multiple fields of study answers the increasing interdisciplinarity of Irish medieval studies.

An exhaustive portrait of a lively and provocative period, the Encyclopedia was written by approximately 200 scholars and experts, and offers a comprehensive approach that will help students draw connections between disciplines and topics.

Selected entries include:

* Abbeys

* Bardic Schools

* Deserted Villages

* Diet and Food

* Entertainment

* Famine and Hunger

* Feudalism

* Forests

* Games

* Historical Tales

* Jews in Ireland

* Kells, Book of

* Knights and Knighthood

* Law Schools

* Marriage

* National Identity

* Naval Warfare

* Personal Names

* Queens

* Racial and Cultural Conflict

* Sciences

* Sculpture

* Slaves

* Tribes

* Viking Incursions

* Weapons and Weaponry

* Women

* And many more

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