Early Irish kingship and succession by Bart Jaski

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Published by Four Courts Press in Dublin, Portland, OR .

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  • Ireland

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  • Ireland -- History -- To 1172.,
  • Ireland -- Kings and rulers -- Succession.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 323-341) and indexes.

Book details

StatementBart Jaski.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA930 .J37 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination360 p. :
Number of Pages360
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3963219M
ISBN 10185182488X
LC Control Number2001267479
OCLC/WorldCa45350111

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On the basis of a wide range of written sources (laws, sagas, poetry, annals, genealogy, hagiography), Early Irish kingship and succession provides new insights about the place of lords and kings in early Irish society.

It analyses the relationship with their subjects, by which means they ruled, and their strategies of survival in a competitive. The early medieval history of Ireland, often called Early Christian Ireland, spans the 5th to 8th centuries, from the gradual emergence out of the protohistoric period (Ogham inscriptions in Primitive Irish, mentions in Greco-Roman ethnography) to the beginning of the Viking Age.

The period notably includes the Hiberno-Scottish mission of Christianized Ireland to regions of. The heir-designate in early medieval Ireland, Gearóid Mac Niocaill, Irish Jurist 3 (), pp.

– The rise of the Uí Néill and the high-kingship of Ireland, Francis John Byrne, O'Donnell Lecture, ; published Dublin, ; Irish regnal succession – a reappraisal, Donnchadh O Corrain, Studia Hibernpp. 7– Read "Early Irish Kingship and Succession, The English Historical Review" on DeepDyve, the largest online rental service for scholarly research with thousands of academic publications available at your fingertips.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Early Irish Kingship and Succession at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5. The Irish custom of succession forms the background to the tendency of close and distant relatives to compete for power and of the ruling dynasties to expand and fragment.

It also explains why it was so difficult for one dynasty to become permanently paramount in Ireland. The book concludes with a discussion of the nature of the kingship of Tara. Early medieval Ireland was ruled by a large number of lords, kings, and overkings.

In a complicated network of affiliations, the Irish kings and the dynasties to which they belonged played a never-ending game of prevail or perish. Most kings had Author: Bart Jaski. Early medieval Ireland was politically fragmented, with a multitude of lordships and kingships ruled by dynasties of which many were genealogically inter-related.

This book begins by discussing the political power of the Irish lords and kings over their subjects, their roles as mediators between natural and divine forces and their position as.

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10; Wagner, H. “Studies in the Origins of Early Celtic Civilization, I: Old Irish FÍR ‘Truth, Oath’,” Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 31 (): 1–45; Byrne, Irish Kings and High-Kings (n. 4 above), 24–25; Mac Cana, P., “Regnum and Sacerdotium: Notes on Irish Tradition,” Proceedings of the British Academy 65 (): Cited by: 2.

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Early Irish kingship and succession Early medieval Ireland was ruled by a large number of lords, kings and overkings. In a complicated network of affiliations the Irish kings and the dynasties to which they belonged played a never-ending game of prevail or perish. succession in early Ireland’, 2 vols (Trinity College Dublin, ).

This thesis formed the basis of my book Early Irish kingship and succession (Dublin: Four Courts Press, ; paperback reprint ). On pp. there is a section with twelve genealogical tables and their sources.

Those printed are 1. Ireland: overview; 2. Dál Cuinn; Size: 2MB. Early‐medieval Welsh kingship is best approached from two directions: by analysing the political inheritance from Roman Britain and by identifying aspects of Welsh kingship in the twelfth century that were probably inherited from an earlier period.

The inheritance from Roman Britain is marked in the Post‐Roman period, –, both in the work of Gildas and in the inscriptions. Early medieval kingship. University of Leeds. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Preface. 1: Julian of Toledo and the Royal Succession in Late SeventhCentuiy Spain kings Gregory Hist Gregory of Tours Gundobad Henige historians ideological imperial important inauguration rituals influence Irish Isidore Julian.

# Blackwell Publishers Ltd Early Medieval Europe 7 (3) Early medieval Irish kingship and the Old Testament words, the senior had no absolute birth-right to the succession, he still had to prove himself worthy to obtain it This rule is re¯ected in Irish saga-literature and political propaganda, in which competition between the.

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 the 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.

Child kings reflected the strictly hereditary nature of kingship in this part of the West. The chapter shows that sub-Roman monarchy in the West derives substantially from the Roman imperial model.

Early medieval western kings inherited what was, by the standards of the time when Germans first became familiar with Rome, a massive palace by: 16 Thomas Charles-Edwards, Early Irish and Welsh Kinship (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ), 97, 17 Katharine Simms, From Kings to Warlords (Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, ).

18 Bart Jaski, Early Irish Kingship and Succession (Dublin: Four Courts Press, ). KINGSHIP, SOCIETY, AND SACRALITY: RANK, POWER, AND IDEOLOGY IN EARLY MEDIEVAL IRELAND By N. AITCHISON Early medieval Irish society was highly stratified, possessing a formalized ranking structure, and ritual played an important part in legitimizing the pos session of rank and office, especially kingship.

Power was ultimately dependent. Succession is about the early years of the Wars of the Roses and focuses on the lives of two women of the House of Lancaster, Margaret of Anjou and Margaret Beaufort.

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Four Courts Press, Dublin Jobling MA, Tyler-Smith C () The human Y chromosome: an evolutionary marker comes of Cited by: However, in early Irish law, such a son was only allowed to inherit land equivalent to the honour-price of a small farmer (ócaire), and this was only if the mother had no brothers: Fergus Kelly, A Guide to Early Irish Law (Dublin, ), –5.

Therefore, the principle seems to have been to give the son a limited inheritance and role in the Cited by:   That said, if you manage to get hold of Edel Bhreathnach's The Kingship and Landscape of Tara or Bart Jaski's Early Irish Kingship and Succession, Elizabeth Fitzpatrick's Royal Inauguration in Gaelic Ireland c A Cultural Landscape Study, and Francis John Byrne's Irish Kings and High Kings, you're probably off to a good start.

The business of Irish succession is rather complicated because of the nature of kingship in Ireland before the Norman take-over of Ireland was divided into a multiplicity of kingdoms, with some kings owing allegiance to others from time to time, and succession rules (insofar as they existed) varied.

The full text of this article hosted at is unavailable due to technical by: 2. Kings and Kingdoms from to institution of early Irish kingship stands rooted in a "tribal, rural, hierarchical, and familiar" society.

Each basic tribal, territorial unit (tuath) had its king (rí) whose sacral, unitary functions had long since devolved upon the expert in law or brehon (brithem), the poet (file), and the historian (senchaide).

Kingship: The Politics of Enchantment. The Kingship and Landscape of Tara. The Sutton Hoo Sceptre and the Roots of Celtic Kingship Theory. Kingship and state formation in Sweden, Manx kingship in its Irish Sea setting, ; King Rognvaldr and the Crovan dynasty.

Pre-modern Russia and its world; proceedings. Early Irish Kingship and Succession, Dublin,p. 17 In the midst of such diversity, and the waxing and waning of the power of peoples and their rulers, how could there be a concept of the common good?Author: Charles Doherty.

Early Irish Kingship and Succession – Bart Jaski A Guide to Early Irish Law – Fergus Kelly Early Irish Farming – Fergus Kelly The Origins of the Irish – J. Mallory A Guide to Ogam – Damian McManus Ireland before the Normans – D Ó Corráin Early Medieval Ireland:. This book argues that Duke William of Normandy's claim to succeed Edward the Confessor on the throne of England profoundly influenced not only the practice of royal succession, but also played a large part in creating a novel structure of land tenure, dependent on the king.

In these two fundamental respects, the attempt made in the aftermath of the Conquest to demonstrate. (ii) The Collectio Canonum Hibernensis and the Book of the Angel (iii) Kildare and the Romani (iv) The claims of Wilfrid and Theodore (v) The dating of the Irish texts relevant to the issue of an Irish archbishopric 11 The origins and rise of the Uí Néill 12 The kingship of Tara (i) Perceptions of Tara vi Contents.

Early mediaeval Ireland was tribal, rural, hierarchical, and familial — a complete contrast to the unitary, urbanised, egalitarian, and individualist society of our time. Although differences marked. As a student in the Netherlands, I became interested in medieval Irish history, and ended up studying in Cork and Dublin, where I did my PhD.

I published Early Irish kingship and succession inand later became a lecturer at the Celtic Dept. at the University of Utrecht.

Since I’m keeper of manuscripts at the Utrecht University Library. Early Irish Kingship and Succession Bart Jaski Snippet view - All Book Search results » Bibliographic information.

Title: The Writer as witness: literature as historical evidence: papers read before the Irish Conference of Historians, held. Lebor Gabála Érenn (literally "The Book of the Taking of Ireland"), known in English as The Book of Invasions, is a collection of poems and prose narratives in the Irish language intended to be a history of Ireland and the Irish from the creation of the world to the Middle are a number of versions, the earliest of which was compiled by an anonymous writer in the 11th.

Thomas M. Charles-Edwards, Early Irish and Welsh kinship (Oxford, ),Daí CroíCroínıÉ Medieval Ireland (London, ), ;. Provides another longer overview of kingship and governance up to the Gupta period, as part of an attempt to chart ancient Indian political theory. It draws on Indian texts from the Vedas to early Purāṇas (including Buddhist texts) and covers topics such as the nature of the king, royal succession, kingship, and the state.Gantz, Jeffrey: Early Irish Myths and Sagas (Penguin, ) Jackson, Kenneth Hurlstone: The Oldest Irish Tradition: A Window on the Iron Age (Cambridge University Press, ) Jaski, Bart: Early Irish kingship and succession (Four Courts Press, ).

Kelly, Fergus: A Guide to Early Irish Law (Dublin, ).M. Richter, editor, Ireland and its Neighbors in the Seventh Century B. Jaski, Early Irish Kingship and Succession George H. Forsyth, The Monastery of St. Catherine of Mt. Sinai David Knowles, The Benedictines D. J. Chitty, The Desert CityFile Size: KB.

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