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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 ...
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 early Old Irish material in the newly discovered Computus Einsidlensis (c. AD 700)
(Royal Irish Academy, 2008)
The Computus Einsidlensis (Einsiedeln, Stiftsbibliothek, 321 (647), pp. 82-125) is a recently discovered text in the Swiss monastery of Einsiedeln. Besides its importance for the study of computistics in the early middle ...
Latin and Old Irish in the Munich Computus: a reassessment and further evidence
(Royal Irish Academy, 2007)
A previously rather neglected area of research, namely the interaction between Latin and the vernacular in medieval Irish texts, and the possibility of applying categories of linguistic analysis like code-switching and ...
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, ...
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.
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 ...
She’s can be “heroes”: Female status and the Daunian stelae
(Accordia Research Institute, University of London, 2019)
In Accordia Research Papers 11, Guilia Saltini Semerari published a thought-provoking article on ‘high status’ female burials in 6th century BC Basilicata. In this paper, she contended that ‘wealthy’ female burials should ...