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Medieval Dublin XIII : Proceedings of the Friends of Medieval Dublin Symposium 2011

Medieval Dublin XIII : Proceedings of the Friends of Medieval Dublin Symposium 2011

Sean Duffy

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This volume contains important studies on the political, social, and literary history of Dublin, from the Viking Age to the dawn of the modern era, including: a reconstruction on the relationship between the Vikings of Dublin and the kings of Clann Cholmain

* a look inside the Viking Dublin ruling elite that included an officer called the airlabraid

* a report on an excavation of Anglo-Norman houses at Back Lane

* an examination of the 'Black Monday' massacre said to have occurred in 1209

* a description of the system of municipal government in Anglo-Norman Dublin

* a report on excavations at Trinity College Dublin that unearthed the earliest college buildings and the priory of All Hallows

* a discussion on the connections between medieval Dublin and Bristol

* a reassessment of the evidence for the arrival of the Dominicans into the city in the 13th century

* a charting of the career of the Dubliner James Yonge, an important figure in medieval literary circles

* an examination of how the 1756 Rocque map of Dublin can be used to shed light on the medieval city

* a rediscovery of the contribution to our knowledge of medieval Dublin by the Victorian antiquarian John Sloane.

Additional Information

Author Sean Duffy
Publisher Four Courts Press
Publication date 18 Dec 2013
Format Hardback
ISBN/EAN 9781846823893

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