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The first version of the Topography of Ireland.

Giraldus Cambrensis

The first version of the Topography of Ireland.

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Published by Dundalgan Press in Dundalk, [Ireland] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ireland -- Description and travel.,
  • Ireland -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTranslated by John J. O"Meara.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination121p.
    Number of Pages121
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22905614M

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Dundalk [Ireland] Dundalgan Press, In the first section of the book, Gerald of Wales discussed the topography of the island country, which was fine. Then he discussed the flora and The first version of the Topography of Ireland. book of Ireland. The section on birds, especially, contains half description of the bird, then half sermon on how men are either go or are in the grasp of the evil one/5.

Because of those travels he would write his first of many works by penning the "Topographia Hibernica" or the "Topography of Ireland". The work is an account of the landscape and people of Ireland and was one the longest and most influential works on Brand: Neeland Media LLC.

Gerald made his first visit to Ireland in and returned in His first visit, to see members of his family who had played a prominent role in the Angevin invasion of the country in.

The History and Topography of Ireland. Gerald of Wales was among the most dynamic and fascinating churchmen of the twelfth century. A member of one of the leading Norman families involved in the invasion of Ireland, he first visited there in and later returned in the entourage of Henry II/5(3).

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Gerald of Wales was among the most dynamic and fascinating churchmen of the twelfth century. A member of one of the leading Norman families involved The first version of the Topography of Ireland. book the invasion of Ireland, he first visited there in and later returned in the entourage of Henry II.

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Item(s) successfully added to the cart. THE FIRST VERSION OF THE TOPOGRAPHY OF IRELAND. By: Cambrensis, Giraldus Price: $ Quantity: 1 available. Book Condition: Very Good. Gerald of Wales was afforded the opportunity in to accompany the King's son John on his first expedition to Ireland.

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His work on the history and topography of Ireland is one of the few contemporary sources for Irish history.

It is interesting as a first person account of Ireland in the twelfth century/5(16). Annals of the Famine in Ireland is Asenath Nicholson's sequel to Ireland's Welcome to the undaunted American widow returned to Ireland in the midst of the Great Famine and helped organise relief for the destitute and hungry.

Her account is not a history of the famine, but personal eyewitness testimony to the suffering it caused. For that reason, it conveys the reality of the.

And a great choice it was, I'll tell you for sure. This book offers a wonderful overview of Irish folktales, history, topography, and people.

The Washington Post stated, "History, legend, memory and myth come seamlessly together." They do. At first I thought it was Irish stories woven together by a novel, but it is those and so much more.4/5.

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