Early Medieval Munster: Archaeology, History and Society

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Michael A. Monk, John Sheehan
Cork University Press, 1998 - History - 220 pages
Based upon a wide range of inter-disciplinar y research findings and modern archaeological techniques and approaches, this study challenges traditional notions of me dieval Ireland and redefines orthodox theoretical archaeolog ical frameworks. '
 

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Contents

Thoughts upon its Primary Christian Phase
9
The Question of the PrePatrician Saints of Munster
17
Siting Context and Function
23
Early Medieval Secular and Ecclesiastical Settlement in Munster
33
Wood and Woodlands in Early Medieval Munster
53
Archaeozoological Studies and Early Medieval Munster
59
Archaeobotanical Studies and Early Medieval Munster
65
The Cereal Foodstuffs
76
An Island Hermitage
102
Architectural Traditions of the Early Medieval Church in Munster
112
The Ossory and Related Crosses
125
Tradition and Novelty
138
Archaeological Evidence from Waterford and Cork
164
Nationalists Archaeologists and the Myth of the Golden Age
178
Summary and Prospect
200
Copyright

The Craft of the Millwright in Early Medieval Munster
87

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