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Dáibhí Ó Cróinín - ‘A Miracle of Learning’: Studies in Manuscripts and Irish Learning: Essays in Honour of William O’Sullivan - 9781859282939 - KSG0017523
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‘A Miracle of Learning’: Studies in Manuscripts and Irish Learning: Essays in Honour of William O’Sullivan

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Description for ‘A Miracle of Learning’: Studies in Manuscripts and Irish Learning: Essays in Honour of William O’Sullivan Hardcover. Some of the 14 essays focus on technical issues of manuscripts such as the earliest dry-point glosses in Codex Usserianus Primus, the Book of Kells and the Corbie Psalter, and the travels of manuscripts from the continent to Ireland. Others provide information extracted from manuscripts ranging from Editor(s): Sims, Katharine; Barnard, Mr Toby. Num Pages: 344 pages, Includes 16 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBR; WCS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 241 x 156 x 28. Weight in Grams: 770. With invitation to attend launch of book in Trinity College, Dublin, Oct 1998, and obituary from Irish Times for William O'Sullivan, 2001. Fine in fine dust wrapper
This volume celebrates the work of William O’Sullivan, the first keeper of manuscripts at Trinity College, Dublin, who preserved, made more accessible and elucidated the documents in his care. The manuscripts throw new light on the society of Ireland, the place of the learned and literate in that world, and its relations with Britain, Europe and America. Some of these essays clarify technical problems in the making of famous manuscripts, and bring out for the first time their indebtedness to or influence over other manuscripts. Others provide unexpected new information about the reigns of Edward I and James I, Irish ... Read more

Product Details

Condition
Used, Like New
Signed by the author
;Yes
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1998
Number of Pages
344
Place of Publication
, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781859282939
SKU
KSG0017523
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About Dáibhí Ó Cróinín
Toby Barnard, University of Oxford, UK, Daibhi O Croinin, University College, Galway, Ireland, and Katharine Simms, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland;

Reviews for ‘A Miracle of Learning’: Studies in Manuscripts and Irish Learning: Essays in Honour of William O’Sullivan
’As a Festschrift should, [this book] captures the interests, character and influence of its recipient. The book reflects Billy O’Sullivan’s vast scholarly range, the richness of the manuscript collections at Trinity College, Dublin, of which he was the distinguished Keeper, and also his proverbial gift for hospitality and companionship.’ English Historical Review, Vol. 114, No.4 ’This volume, put together ... Read more

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