Medieval Dublin XIII

Proceedings of the Friends of Medieval Dublin Symposium 2011

Edited by: Sean Duffy

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.

288 pages

Publication Date: 12/20/2013
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9781846823893

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