Franciscan Ireland tells the story of the arrival and spread of the Order of Friars Minor in Ireland from 1226 to present day. It encompasses the work of foreign missions, other Orders within the Franciscan family, and the rich legacy of Franciscan art and architecture inscribed in sculptures and buildings across the countryside. Gazetteers give descriptions of sites both in Ireland and on the Continent, complete with individual bibliographies, glossary and index. The result is a comprehensive and illuminating reference-guide. This book is illustrated by over thirty specially commissioned line-drawings. These include isometric views of friary sites and map-chronologies.
|Publication date||7 Jan 1988|
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Franciscan Ireland begins with their arrival in Ireland in 1226. It takes us through the Reformation period to the Golden Age, repression and renewal, and from Vatican 1 to Vatican 2. This is the standard reference work on the Irish followers of St. Francis of Assisi.