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Flutes, pipes, or bagpipes? Observations on the terminology of woodwind instruments in Old and Middle Irish
Old and Middle Irish sources offer a rich array of terms referring to woodwind instruments. However, terms like buinne, cúisech, cuisle, fetán, pípa, etc. are variously translated as ‘flute’, ‘whistle’, ‘pipe’, ‘bagpipe’ ...
Tarbflaith: une influence classique dans Audacht Morainn?
(CNRS Éditions, 2015-09-29)
Audacht Morainn (AM) – ou « Testament de Morann » – est, sans aucun doute, l’un des textes les plus célèbres de toute la production littéraire en vieil-irlandais. Cette situation est due à plusieurs facteurs : en particulier, ...
Prolegomena to the study of code-switching in the Old Irish Glosses
This article investigates the frequent alternation of Latin and Old Irish in several collections of Early Medieval Irish glosses (especially focussing on the glosses to the Epistles of St Paul in Würzburg, Universitätsbibliothek, ...
The origins of the preterite of the Old Irish copula and substantive verb: an overview and new ideas
(University of Wales Press, 2012-12)
As is well known, Old Irish presented a morphological and functional distinction between the copula and the so-called 'substantive verb'. While in the present indicative the former is based on the PIE root *h1es- and the ...
A new citation from a work of Columbanus in BnF lat. 6400b
The author argues that a section of the newly-discovered eighth-century Irish computistica in Paris, BnF, lat. 6400b may contain a citation from a (lost?) work of Columbanus.
L’Epistula ad Dardanum et l’exégèse irlandaise des instruments de musique
(Département de Breton et Celtique, Université de Rennes, 2015)
[No abstract available]
The Discovery of Phocaean Red Slip Ware (PRSW) Form 3 and Bii ware (LR1 amphorae) on sites in Ireland - an analysis within a broader framework
(Royal Irish Academy, 2010-04-29)
Phocaean Red Slip Ware and Bii amphorae sherds have been identified, by the present author, at the site of Collierstown 1, County Meath. One of the advantages of discovering Phocaean Red Slip Ware Form 3 on sites in ...
The Cretan Slinger at War: a weighty exchange. 1-39.
Lead slingshots discovered on Cretan sites carry considerable weight regarding the nature of warfare on the island in the Late Classical and Hellenistic periods. On Crete, inscribed lead sling bullets have been reported ...
Neo-Assyrian relief in the Weingreen Museum of Biblical Antiquities, Trinity College Dublin; a case study in artefact acquisition.
The focus of this paper is a neo-Assyrian relief discovered in the Weingreen Museum of Biblical Antiquities at Trinity College Dublin (hereafter the Weingreen Museum). The shallow relief depicts a pictorial vignette of a ...
High Island and the cult of Saint Féichín in Connemara
(Stationery Office, 2014)
High Island is one of very many early medieval monastic sites which furnish scarcely a mention in the historical record. It follows, then, that any attempt to sketch out the history of the island must inevitably be tentative ...