The Early Irish Monastic Schools / A study of Ireland's contribution to early medieval culture
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The Early Irish Monastic Schools / A study of Ireland's contribution to early medieval culture

By Hugh Graham
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Table of Contents
  • THE EARLY IRISH MONASTIC SCHOOLS
  • PREFACE
  • CONTENTS
  • CHAPTER I
    • ARCHÆOLOGICAL EVIDENCE:
    • THE BREHON LAWS:
    • EVIDENCE FROM EARLY IRISH LITERATURE:
    • FOREIGN TESTIMONY:
    • OGAM INSCRIPTIONS:
    • DESCRIPTION OF OGAM:
    • SUMMARY:
  • CHAPTER II
  • CHAPTER III
    • INFLUENCE OF CLONARD MONASTERY:
    • EDUCATIONAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE ORGANIZATION OF THE IRISH CHURCH.
    • IMPOSSIBILITY OF COMPILING A COMPLETE LIST OF MONASTIC SCHOOLS AND SCHOLARS:
    • GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION OF IRISH MONASTIC SCHOOLS:
    • SCOTLAND:
    • ENGLAND:
    • IRISH FOUNDATIONS ON THE CONTINENT:
    • RELATION OF THE IRISH MONASTIC CHURCH TO THE ROMAN CHURCH:
    • THE CALCULATION OF EASTER:
    • THE TONSURE CONTROVERSY:
    • YEAR.—DISTRICT AFFECTED BY THE CHANGE:[130]
    • EFFECT OF THE EASTER CONTROVERSY ON EDUCATION:
    • ORGANIZATION OF THE IRISH MONASTERY ON A TRIBAL BASIS:
    • REVENUES AND MEANS OF SUPPORT.
    • THE BUILDINGS:
    • DAILY LIFE IN AN IRISH MONASTERY:
    • FASTING:
    • PRAYER:
    • LABOUR:
    • STUDY:
    • OTHER PRACTICES AND CHARACTERISTICS OF IRISH MONASTIC LIFE: OBEDIENCE:
    • MORAL COURAGE:
    • SILENCE:
    • HOSPITALITY:
    • LOVE OF NATURE:
  • CHAPTER IV
    • DUAL SYSTEM OF SCHOOLS:
    • LAY SCHOOLS:
    • RE-ORGANIZATION OF BARDIC SCHOOLS:
    • EDUCATION OF LAYMEN:
    • RELATION OF THE LAY SCHOOL TO THE MONASTIC SCHOOL:
    • HOME EDUCATION AND FOSTERAGE:
    • EDUCATION OF WOMEN:
    • FOREIGN STUDENTS IN IRELAND:
  • CHAPTER V
    • THE SCHOOL:
    • METHODS OF TEACHING:
    • THE SCRIPTORIUM:
    • PENS:
    • THE SCRIBE:
    • IRISH SCRIPT:
    • IRISH HAND ABROAD:
    • LIBRARIES:
    • LIST[321] OF LIBRARIES CONTAINING MSS. WITH IRISH GLOSSES THEREON NOT LATER THAN END OF NINTH OR BEGINNING OF TENTH CENTURY:
  • CHAPTER VI
    • STUDY OF THE SCRIPTURES:
    • STUDY OF THE LATIN CLASSICAL AUTHORS:
    • STUDY OF GREEK IN EARLY MEDIÆVAL IRELAND:
    • MUSIC:
    • ART:
    • CHARACTERISTICS OF IRISH ART:
    • ILLUMINATION:
    • ART METAL WORK:
    • STONE CARVING:
    • MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE:
    • ARITHMETIC:
    • GEOMETRY:
    • GEOGRAPHY:
  • CHAPTER VII
    • SEDULIUS:
    • JOHANNES SCOTUS ERIUGENA (d. 877 A.D.):
    • INFLUENCE OF IRISH SCHOLARSHIP:
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY
  • FOOTNOTES:
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