Clonmacnois – the Church and Lands of St. Ciarán

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Annette Kehnel

Change and Continuity in an Irish Monastic Foundation (6th to 16th Century)

ISBN 978-3-8258-3442-5
Band-Nr. 8
Jahr 1997
Seiten 368
Bindung broschiert
Reihe Vita regularis – Ordnungen und Deutungen religiosen Lebens im Mittelalter. Abhandlungen


Clonmacnois was one of the main ecclesiastical centres in early Christian Ireland.
Yet no comprehensive work has hitherto been published which examines its
history as an institution of religious, social and economic life.
This book undertakes a detailed analysis of Clonmacnois before and during
the age of reform and assesses possible reasons
for its subsequent decline as an ecclesiastical centre. It traces the
history of the former
lay-ecclesiastical aristocracy down to the later Middle Ages, and, using
previously neglected evidence surviving in seventeenth-century
transcripts, sets out to reconstruct the extent of the former monastic