Some observations on the Dublin Annals of Inisfallen

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Title: Some observations on the Dublin Annals of Inisfallen
Authors: Ní Úrdail, Meidhbhín
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/9078
Date: Dec-2007
Online since: 2017-12-06T16:16:40Z
Abstract: This article examines the compilation and transcription of the eighteenth-century source commonly known as the ‘Dublin Annals of Inisfallen’. It reviews, in particular, the work’s most substantial entries, i.e. those which concern the O’Briens and the history of Thomond in the medieval period, and briefly highlights the historical value of other longer entries relating to the twelfth, thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. The ‘Dublin Annals’ attests to the readiness with which scribes indulged in editorial intrusion, while it also offers insights into the factors which impinged upon textual transmission in the Modern Irish period.
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: Royal Irish Academy
Journal: Ériu
Volume: 57
Start page: 133
End page: 153
Copyright (published version): 2007 Royal Irish Academy
Keywords: ScribesIrish historyGenealogyIrish cultureIrish studiesMulchesDescendantsSwordsManuscript studiesCeltic mythology
Other versions: http://www.jstor.org/stable/20696355
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
ISSN: 0332-0758
This item is made available under a Creative Commons License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/ie/
Appears in Collections:Irish, Celtic Studies and Folklore Research Collection

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