Ó Corráin, Donnchadh






Bibliography

Ó Corráin, Donnchadh, “Creating the past: the early Irish genealogical tradition [Carroll Lecture 1992]”, Peritia 12 (1998): 177–208.

  • journal article
Citation details
Article
“Creating the past: the early Irish genealogical tradition”
[additional details: Carroll Lecture 1992]
Periodical
Volume
12
Pages
177–208
Related publications
First edition or printing
Ó Corráin, Donnchadh, “Creating the past: the early Irish genealogical tradition [Carroll lecture 1992]”, Chronicon 1 (1997): 2: 1–32. URL: <http://xml.ucc.ie/chronicon/ocorrfra.htm>. 
abstract:
Traditionally Irish early medieval genealogies were seen as the product of oral tradition, recorded at an early period by monastic writers. This is mistaken. No doubt there was an oral genealogical knowledge, but the genealogical record is modelled on the Old Testament genealogies.
Subjects and topics
Headings
Irish genealogies early medieval Ireland
Sources
Keywords
orality
Contributors
C. A.,Dennis Groenewegen