A New History of Ireland (Volume 3: Early Modern Ireland, by T. W. Moody, F. X. Martin, F. J. Byrne

By T. W. Moody, F. X. Martin, F. J. Byrne

A brand new historical past of eire is the most important scholarly venture in glossy Irish background. In nine volumes, it presents a complete new synthesis of recent scholarship on each element of Irish historical past and prehistory, from the earliest geological and archaeological facts, during the heart a long time, right down to the current day. The 3rd quantity opens with a personality learn of early smooth eire and a breathtaking survey of eire in 1534, via twelve chapters of narrative historical past. There are extra chapters at the economic system, the coinage, languages and literature, and the Irish overseas. surveys, 'Land and People', c.1600 and c.1685, are included.

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Series: New heritage of eire (Book 3)
ISBN-10: 9780199562527
ISBN-13: 978-0199562527
ASIN: 0199562520
Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.1 x 1.8 inches

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Thus Livy (59 BC – AD 17), writing describing the regal period 9 INTRODUCTION and the Republic down to 9 BC in his ‘From the Foundation of the City’ (Ab urbe condita), sets events into a regular framework of consular and absolute dates. In this he was followed by Tacitus (c. AD 59–c. 118), in his ‘Agricola’, ‘Histories’ and ‘Annals’, Cassius Dio (c. AD 164–c. 230), writing in Greek, in his ‘Roman History’, and Ammianus Marcellinus (c. AD 330–c. 395), in his ‘History’. These writers also knew the value of original documents, had access to them, and used them: least so in the case of Livy, but famously so in that of Suetonius (c.

F. Drinkwater (2007), The Alamanni and Rome 213–496: Caracalla to Clovis. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 53–6. 44 Oxyrhynchus Papyri 42. 3035. 45 Kienast (1996), p. 17. 46 M. D. 235–284. Amsterdam: J. C. Gieben. 47 Below pp. 24]. 48 J. F. Drinkwater (1989), The Gallic Empire: Separatism and Continuity in the North-Western Provinces of the Roman Empire AD 260–274. Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, pp. 132–88; I. ’, Current Archaeology, 194, 76–9. 49 J. F. ’, in C. ), Studies in Latin Literature and Roman History VII.

Further reading General work of reference: Oxford Classical Dictionary (Oxford, 3rd edn, 1996). Concise overviews of the entirety of Roman history: T. Cornell and J. F. Matthews, Atlas of the Roman World (London, various editions from 1982). M. , A History of Rome (Oxford, several editions from 1996). C. Freeman, Egypt, Greece and Rome (Oxford, 2nd ed. 2004). More detailed surveys (in the ‘Fontana History of the Ancient World’ series): R. M. Ogilvie, Early Rome and the Etruscans (London, various editions from 1976).

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