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The CeltsA History from Earliest Times to the Present$
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Bernhard Maier

Print publication date: 2003

Print ISBN-13: 9780748616053

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9780748616053.001.0001

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Ireland in the Time of the Vikings

Ireland in the Time of the Vikings

(p.134) Chapter 11 Ireland in the Time of the Vikings
The Celts

Bernhard Maier

Edinburgh University Press

This chapter traces the history of Ireland in the time of the Vikings. It discusses the shift in power relations within Ireland which came about soon after the appearance of the Vikings, who first assailed the shores of Ireland in 795. It then considers the extensive narrative literature describing the time before and during the conversion to Christianity, followed by a discussion of the Irish mission in Europe.

Keywords:   Vikings, Ireland, Christianity, Irish mission, narrative literature

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