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By T. M. Charles-Edwards

ISBN-10: 0853239592

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Written among 431 and 740 CE, The Chronicle of eire presents specified perception into the early heritage of the Irish humans and their tradition, spiritual ideals, and political disputes. This new two-volume translation through popular student T. M. Charles-Edwards is followed through an intensive advent that locations the annals of eire inside a bigger old context. The Chronicle of eire is an informative and available creation to the historical past of historical eire for either scholars and students of Irish heritage.

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788 3 Dec. 14-15 Jan. 4 Jan. 763 23-24 Jan. 753 9 Jan. 753 24 Jan. 734 11 Nov. 691 3 July 688 676 1 May 664 Discrepancy (in years/days) 0 0 0 0 8 days 1 day -1 0 /-1 0 0 2 days +1 +1 +1 0 -2 -3 M S, early M, 22 Jan. M, 11 Nov. S partial C S, 1 May doublet of 591 S, morning 23 July 594 S < Marcellinus (29 June 512) S < Marcellinus (probably 18 April 497 rather than 22 Oct. 496) Notes S = eclipse of the sun; M = eclipse of the moon; C = comet † Following D. J. Schove, Chronology of Eclipses and Comets AD 1–1000 (Woodbridge, 1984).

First, what matters for this stage of the investigation is the chronology of the Chronicle of Ireland, not of its sources. 740–911. That should define the relationship between the sequence of annals in the Chronicle, as it existed in the early tenth century, and what historians take to be the true AD years. 1 P. Walsh, ‘The Dating of the Irish Annals’, Irish Historical Studies, 2 (1940–1), 356; Mac Niocaill, Medieval Irish Annals, 17. 2 Walsh, ‘The Dating of the Irish Annals’, 365–9. 3 O’Rahilly, EIHM 238–40; D.

Riagail Phátraic, ed. and trans. J. G. O’Keeffe, Ériu, 1 (1904), p. 219, §§ 5, 7, 9, p. 2129–30. 4 Cf. Adomnán, Life of St Columba, trans. R. ’ Chronicle of Ireland 0 Prelims 32 6/4/06 3:04 PM Page 32 THE CHRONICLE OF IRELAND B. Violent death (3) Those who fell (ceciderunt) in battle, for whom it might also be beneficial and obligatory to pray, even though death in battle was a worse end spiritually than natural death. (4) Iugulatio ‘individual killing’: the dead whom prayer probably could not help.

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