In Search of Irish Kings by John J. Leary

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Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. List of Irish kings. Jump to navigation Jump to search. This page serves as an index of lists of kings of the Gaelic kingdoms of Ireland of the Early Medieval period. List of High Kings of Ireland; Kings of Ailech; Kings of Airgíalla; Kings of Brega; Kings of Breifne; Kings of Connacht.

Medieval Irish historical tradition held that Ireland had been ruled by an Ard Rí or High King since ancient times, and compilations like the 11th-century Lebor Gabála Érenn, followed by early modern works like the Annals of the Four Masters and Geoffrey Keating's Foras Feasa ar Éirinn, purported to trace the line of High corpus of early Irish law does not support the existence First monarch: Sláine mac Dela.

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Irish kings and high-kings. Francis John Byrne. Batsford, 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. List of plates vi. 1: Inauguration ceremony of an Irish king facing page 3: JThe Irish Concept of Kingship.

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Jan 12,  · The High Kings of Ireland is a significant part of Irish history and mythology. They were historical and legendry figures known as an Ard Rí who claimed Lordship of In Search of Irish Kings book entire island of Ireland.

The High Kings, or at least their stories, date as far back as BC so their existence is part legendary, fiction, and historical. The following is a translation of the Book of Leinster into English based upon the Gaelic diplomatic edition edited by R. Best and M. O'Brien (Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, ) and volume 6 edited by Anne O'Sullivan.

I have given credit for each section and I accept full responsibility for mistakes (largely in the OCR process but, especially in volume 6, in my own.

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"Irish Kings and High-Kings is an analysis of the nature of early Irish kingship. Using annalistic and genealogical material to interpret Irish saga and legend Professor Byrne examines the unique blend of pagan tribalism and Christian monasticism which characterizes the political landscape of early Ireland, exploring the nature of the traditional Five Fifths of Ireland, the mythology of Tara.

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