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Irish antiquities

essays in memory of Joseph Raftery
  • 222 Pages
  • 1.93 MB
  • English

Wordwell , Bray, Co. Wicklow
Ireland -- Antiqui



Statementedited by Michael Ryan.
ContributionsRyan, Michael, 1947-, Raftery, Joseph, 1913-
LC ClassificationsDA920 .I76 1998
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 222 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL498823M
ISBN 101869857259
LC Control Number98233897

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Lot of Celtic Bronze Age Jewelry Ca AD - Dug in England - Cross & 2 Rings. William Frederick Wakeman ( – 15 October ) was an Irish archaeologist, initially producing works as an artist and then as an author. Life. Wakeman was born in Dublin, His father was a publisher.

A student of George Petrie, Wakeman produced pen and pencil sketches of land features and antiquities while employed as a draughtsman by the Ordnance Survey of Ireland.

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Excerpt from Wakeman's Handbook of Irish Antiquities It has been too much the custom in the past to look upon Ireland as being especially favoured with a wealth of antiquities, Pagan and Christian, more or less indigenous to the soil, and independent of the successive waves of influences sweeping from the Mediterranean littoral, and from Central Europe, ever westward and by: 1.

Filed under: Ireland -- Antiquities -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. Archaeologia Hibernica: A Hand-Book of Irish Antiquities (), by W. Wakeman (illustrated HTML at ) Filed under: Ireland -- Antiquities -- Periodicals. The Journal of the Royal Society of. Wakeman's handbook of Irish antiquities Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item.

"The greater portion of the book has been largely re-written and expanded."--Pref Includes bibliographical references and index Addeddate Call number Pages: Archaeologia Hibernica: A Hand-book of Irish Antiquities Pagan and Christian.

Especially of such as are easy of Access from the Irish Metropolis. William F. Wakeman ( Edition) Preface.

List of Illustrations. Introduction. PART I. Pagan Antiquities. CHAPTER I. CROMLECHS. Archaeologica Hibernica: A Hand Book Of Irish Antiquities, Pagan and Christian () [Wakeman, William Frederick] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Archaeologica Hibernica: A Hand Book Of Irish Antiquities, Pagan and Christian ()Author: William Frederick Wakeman.

The antiquities of Ireland, Volume 2. Preview this book Francis Grose Franciscans friary garrison Glendaloch Gothic granted hill Honourable William Conyngham Hugh de Lacy interred Ireland Irish Kildare King king of Leinster land lieutenant Daniel Grose Limerick Lord manor Meath Mellifont miles monastery monks north-west aspect O'Brien O.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wakeman, William F. (William Frederick), Hand-book of Irish antiquities. Port Washington, N.Y., Kennikat Press. IRISH ANTIQUITIES About years ago, after the last Ice Age, human migrants arrived in Ireland probably by island hopping from Scotland.

These Mesolithic hunter gatherers settled on the coastal plains and in the river valleys. Traces of their settlements have been found by excavation and there are many places in Ireland where artifacts such.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wakeman, W. (William Frederick), Handbook of Irish antiquities. London: Bracken Books, © His nephew Daniel and Dr.

Edward Ledwich, who had already published a book on Irish antiquities, completed the final volume of Grose's Antiquities of Ireland in The book is now a well-known historical resource. Its drawings captured precisely how the Irish monuments and antiquities looked at the end of the eighteenth century, which makes.

Ancient Irish Weapons, Ornaments, etc. Torques and Golden Ornaments—Swords, Spear-heads, and Celts of Bronze—Weapons of Stone—Sepulchral Urns—Quadrangular Bells—Crooks and Crosiers—Cross of Cong—Ornamented Cases for Sacred Writings—Weapons of Iron and Steel.

From A Hand-book of Irish Antiquities by William F. Wakeman «Town-Gates, Walls, etc. | Contents | Index». Guide to the collection of Irish antiquities by National Museum of Ireland.; 5 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Accessible book, Antiquities, Catalogs, Christian antiquities, Jewelry, National Museum of Ireland, Rings, Irish Coins; Places: Ireland.

As well as a main illustrated guide, the book will also include an archaeological time chart, a translation of Irish words used to denote antiquities, a glossary and a bibliography.

The book is aimed at those with an interest in archaeological field monuments and will be of particular interest to users of local maps such as walkers, schools.

Wakeman's handbook of Irish antiquities Preface by John Cooke, I found on entering on the work of revision that the book required much in the way of ecension, but still more in the way of addition. While adhering to the general plan and spirit of the book, and retaining as much as possible of Mr.

William Frederick Wakeman's work, I. Internet Archive BookReader Pagan Ireland; an archaeological sketch; a handbook of Irish pre-Christian antiquities.

The earliest Irish authors. It is unclear when literacy first came to Ireland. The earliest Irish writings are inscriptions, mostly simple memorials, on stone in the ogham alphabet, the earliest of which date to the 4th century.

The Latin alphabet was in use bywhen the fifth century Gaulish chronicler Prosper of Aquitaine records that Palladius was sent by Pope Celestine I as the first. The Antiquities and History of Ireland, What is inside.

Published inthis is the first complete version of this volume published in English. PREFACE. To describe all the beauties and antiquities of Ireland, an encyclopedia, instead of a volume the size of this one would be required.

As one of the objects of this book is to show that Irish history is as generally interesting as Irish scenery is generally beautiful, few places are noticed that are not historic; but in a volume of the size of this, all the historic places could not be. The Book of Science and Antiquities Thomas Keneally.

A Country for Old Men. Thomas Keneally is an old man of 83 years. His latest novel was published in Australia as Two Old Men Dying but in Europe is known as The Book of Science and Antiquities. Shade, one of his two protagonists, was also an old man when he died, 42, years ago.

Great Book of Ireland, Lambert G. Vol 8 () p View PDF: Hibernian Antiquarian Society, Harbison P. Vol 29 no 3 () p Inscribing the landscape, Corlett C. Vol 31 no 1 () p Irish Goldsmiths' Work of the Later Middle Ages, O'Floinn R. Vol 12 () p35 View PDF: Iveragh Peninsula, Harbison P.

Vol 26 no 4 () p94 View PDF. Irish antiquities: essays in memory of Joseph Raftery. Joseph Raftery. Wordwell, - History - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book.

What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Heartshaped bullae of the Irish Late Bronze Age. The R.D.S., which encouraged improved methods of husbandry, was instrumental preserving some of the antiquities found in the course of reclamation work in its museum: Young, Arthur, A Tour in Ireland (Dublin, ).

I wish to thank Caoimhín Ó Danachair, Irish Folklore Commission, who drew my attention to the reference in Young, p. Cited by: 6. Antiquities Of Ireland, Athy. 1, likes 4 talking about this.

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O'riordain *Excellent Condition*. Thirty-six volumes of Irish antiquities; being copies by W. Frazer after drawings by G. Petrie, G. Du Noyer, G. Beranger, W. Wakeman and others. This is the most comprehensive and authoritative work ever produced on the National Museum of Ireland's antiquities collection and will establish itself as a standard book for many years to come.

About the Author. Patrick F. Wallace is Director of the National Museum of Ireland. Raghnall O'Floinn is Curator in the Irish Antiquities Division /5(4). Sketch books of Irish antiquities. Petrie's sketches, chiefly in pencil, in Royal Irish Academy, Vol.copied in sepia by William Frazer in [graphic].

Index Vol. 1 Petries Sketches in R. Irish Academy. Petries Sketches chiefly in pencil in Royal Irish Academy, Vol. antiquities.* Jr is fortunate for students of Irish arekeology that for Christian art in any case a greater antiquity cannot be claimed than years, and that the probable date of the evangelisa- tion of Ireland reduces that period some years.Raftery was sometime Keeper of Irish Antiquities in and Director of the National Museum, and former President of the Royal Irish Academy, and of The Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland.

Bookplate fof D.D.A. Simpson, late Professor of Archaeology, Queen's University, Belfast, on the front pastedown.