Título: Keatings History of Ireland (3 Vol. Set)
Editorial: Irish Genealogical Foundation
Año de publicación: 2000
Encuadernación: Library Binding
Condición del libro: Brand New
Keatings complete 3 volume set, 'The History of Ireland', hardbound with smythe sewn binding for generations of use. The covers are hot gold stamped in two colors for all volumes, and the endsheets are specially decorated. Over 850 pages in all................. One of the finest surviving works on Irish history. It was originally written in 17th century gaelic by Dr. Keating. The edition was fully translated into modern English by O'Mahoney. It includes voluminous footnotes which alone could form a book of modern commentary. This is the entire 3 volume set, and the only edition with the O'Mahoney translation in print. ...... Volume 1 is from the earliest times to the coming of St. Patrick, including the legends, ancient peoples, oral history and battles of the day. The footnotes are priceless....... Volume 2 takes up from the time of St. Patrick to the Norman invasions, giving more details of Irish history and folk culture as no other work has, including the Viking Age, the High Kings, and the time of Saints and Scholars....... Volume 3 holds the ancient genealogies and locations of the clans with ancient pedigrees and family trees. This volume also holds the master index to all three volumes plus an index for genealogists and family researchers which covers volume 3.......... Dr. Keatings unrivaled 17th century manuscripts are preserved with the publication of this set, a treasured collection of Irish heritage .............About the Author:
Compiled by Rev. Keating in 17th century Ireland, written at that time in Gaelic. This edition is the modern English translation made by O'Mahoney in the 19th century, with extensive footnotes authored by O'Mahoney himself.
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