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Ireland and Armenia: Studies in Language, History and Narrative

Fomin, Maxim, Mac Mathúna, Séamus and Jivanyan, Alvard, eds. (2013) Ireland and Armenia: Studies in Language, History and Narrative. (The First International Colloquium on Parallels and Similarities between Early Irish and Early Armenian Monastic Traditions (Yerevan, Armenia, 7-9 September 2009). Washington D. C.: The Institute for the Study of Man. 265 pp. Journal of Indo-European Studies Monograph Series. ISBN 978-0-9845383-8-6 [Book (edited)]

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Abstract

This volume is concerned with the history and traditions of two small countries on the western and eastern fringes respectively of the Indo-European world - Ireland and Armenia. The focus is primarily on the early medieval period but attention is also paid to other periods in some of the contributions. The aim has been to compare aspects of the cultures of the two countries and seek to establish the inherited elements of a shared Indo-European background, influence of other languages and traditions such as the world of Christian and Classical learning, and possible contacts over the centurie

Item Type:Book (edited)
Keywords:Armenia and Ireland; christian conversion; hachkars;Indo-European linguistics, isoglosses, Armenian and Irish folklore; Armenian epic; mythology
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts > School of Irish Language and Literature
Faculty of Arts
Research Institutes and Groups:Irish and Celtic Studies Research Institute
ID Code:25528
Deposited By: Dr Maxim Fomin
Deposited On:09 Apr 2013 15:14
Last Modified:17 Oct 2017 16:08

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