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Glendalough: City of God

Glendalough: City of God

Charles Doherty, Linda Doran, Mary Kelly (Editors)

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This book is based on lectures given to the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland.

Glendalough is one of the most enchanting archaeological and monastic sites in Ireland.

Yet for all its familiarity, the complex retains a serenity that signals a special place outside the concerns of this world - a City of God. This book breaks new ground by considering the site in this light.

For the first time, the entirety of the complex is explored - its archaeology, history, liturgy, and intellectual concerns - and a clear picture emerges of the highly developed society which has left us a profoundly beautiful "City of God." 

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Author Charles Doherty, Linda Doran, Mary Kelly (Editors)
Publisher Four Courts Press
Publication date 5 Aug 2011
Format Hardback
ISBN/EAN 9781846821707

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