Dr. Ireland Publishes on Medieval Irish History and Culture

January 11, 2017 Jennifer Retter

Dr. Colin Ireland, who directed Arcadia's programs in Ireland with The College of Global Studies for nearly 20 years, recently published articles on medieval Irish history, cosmology, and literature.

In Peritia: Journal of the Medieval Academy of Ireland’s 27th volume, Dr. Ireland published “What Constitutes the Learning of a Sapiens? The Case of Cenn Fáelad,” an essay that examines the nature of Irish scholar Cenn Fáelad’s diversified learning as a sapiens.

Additionally, he provided a book review of Celtic Cosmology: Perspectives from Ireland and Scotland to the text.

Dr. Ireland also contributed “Vernacular Poets in Bede and Muirchú: A Comparative Study of Early Insular Cultural Histories”—a study of the treatment and presence of Gaelic and Anglo-Saxon poets in literary, cultural, and religious histories— to Traditio, an international journal dedicated to the study of ancient and medieval history, thought, and religion.

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