Category Archives: Patrick of Dublin

  • Allegory, the áes dána and the Liberal Arts in Medieval Irish Literature

    5 July 2016 | 12:51 pm

    ‘Allegory, the áes dána and the Liberal Arts in Medieval Irish Literature’, in Grammatica, Gramadach and Gramadeg: Vernacular Grammar and Grammarians in Medieval Ireland and Wales, ed. Deborah Hayden and Paul Russell (Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2016), pp. 11-34 The present study briefly considers the vernacular terminology used to describe figurative language in medieval Irish literature, and […]

  • De tribus habitaculis animae: Concerning the Three Dwelling-Places of the Soul

    5 July 2016 | 11:43 am

    English translation of the Latin treatise De tribus habitaculis animae. (Note that the PDF published here is of the pre-publication proofs.) De_tribus_habitaculis_animae_Concerning

  • On the Wonders of Ireland: Translation and Adaptation

    4 July 2016 | 12:06 pm

    ‘On the Wonders of Ireland: Translation and Adaptation’, in Authorities and Adaptations: the Reworking and Transmission of Textual Sources in Medieval Ireland, ed. Elizabeth Boyle & Deborah Hayden (Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 2014), pp. 233-61 Taking the Latin poem De mirabilibus Hiberniae as its starting point, this essay examines the translation, reworking and transmission […]

  • The Authorship and Transmission of De tribus habitaculis animae

    4 July 2016 | 11:50 am

    ‘The Authorship and Transmission of De tribus habitaculis animae’, Journal of Medieval Latin 22 (2012), 49-65 This study argues that Aubrey Gwynn’s attribution of the Latin treatise De tribus habitaculis animae to Patrick of Dublin (d. 1084) is not supported by the manuscript evidence or the early transmission of the text. It is argued that, in the […]