IMC 2006: Sessions

Session 504: Foundations of Irish Culture: Texts and Manuscripts

Tuesday 11 July 2006, 09.00-10.30

Sponsor:Foundations of Irish Culture Project
Organiser:Mark Stansbury, Centre for the Study of Human Settlement & Historical Change, National University of Ireland, Galway
Moderator/Chair:Dáibhí Ó Cróinín, Department of History, National University of Ireland, Galway
Paper 504-aMetalwork and the Book of Durrow
(Language: English)
Niamh Whitfield, Independent Scholar, London
Index terms: Archaeology - Artefacts, Art History - Decorative Arts, Language and Literature - Celtic, Manuscripts and Palaeography
Paper 504-bGloss and Commentary in Early Medieval Ireland: Charisius and O'Mulconry
(Language: English)
Padraic Moran, Centre for the Study of Human Settlement & Historical Change, National University of Ireland, Galway
Index terms: Education, Language and Literature - Celtic, Language and Literature - Latin, Manuscripts and Palaeography
Paper 504-cIrish Scribes at Bobbio
(Language: English)
Mark Stansbury, Centre for the Study of Human Settlement & Historical Change, National University of Ireland, Galway
Index terms: Language and Literature - Celtic, Language and Literature - Latin, Manuscripts and Palaeography, Monasticism
Abstract

This session will examine the origins and development of Early Irish manuscript culture. Two of the papers examine genres (the Gospel book and the gloss) while the third looks at a community of scribes.