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Towards a history of classical influences in Ireland

William Bedell Stanford

Towards a history of classical influences in Ireland

by William Bedell Stanford

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Published by Royal Irish Academy in Dublin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Irish literature -- Classical influences.,
  • Ireland -- Civilization -- Classical influences.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 88-91)

    StatementW. B. Stanford.
    SeriesProceedings of the Royal Irish Academy -- v. 70, sec. C, no. 3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 13-91;
    Number of Pages91
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19877802M

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    Kenneth L. Campbell's book "Ireland's history" is a pretty good book that covers from Pre-history all the way to the modern era. It goes into pretty good detail for each chapter, which could give you a starting point and some context. From there, looking at the bibliography for the sections you want, and consulting specific Irish legends and. The Church of Ireland had power due the English rule at the time, while the Catholic Church had power in an attempt to defect the influences of the English. The Catholic Church and the Church of Ireland battled for many years over the control of the education system.


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