Treating of the Government, Military System, and Law; Religion, Learning and Art; Trades, Industries, and Commerce; Manners, Customs, and Domestic Life, of the Ancient Irish People
P. W. Joyce
Frontispiece to the Epistle of St. Jerome in the Book of Durrow. Specimen of ancient Irish penwork (From Miss Stoke's Early Christian Art in Ireland).
Sculpture on a Column, Church of the Monastery, Glendalough (From Petrie's Round Towers)
GOVERNMENT, MILITARY SYSTEM, AND LAW
GOVERNMENT BY KINGS
THE BREHON LAWS
RELIGION, LEARNING, AND ART
LEARNING AND EDUCATION
IRISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
ANNALS, HISTORIES, AND GENEALOGIES
HISTORICAL AND ROMANTIC TALES
MEDICINE AND MEDICAL DOCTORS
SOCIAL AND DOMESTIC LIFE.
FOOD, FUEL, AND LIGHT: PUBLIC HOSTELS
DRESS AND PERSONAL ADORNMENT
AGRICULTURE AND PASTURAGE
WORKERS IN WOOD, METAL, AND STONE
CORN MILLS AND QUERNS
TRADES AND INDUSTRIES CONNECTED WITH CLOTHING
MEASURES, WEIGHTS, AND MEDIUMS OF EXCHANGE
LOCOMOTION AND COMMERCE
PUBLIC ASSEMBLIES, SPORTS, AND PASTIMES
VARIOUS SOCIAL CUSTOMS AND OBSERVANCES
DEATH AND BURIAL
Truelove's Journal: A Bookshop Novella
"Beautiful, different and touching. Short, sweet and lovely. Made me cry. You sense that this is a true story veiled in the guise of fiction as are all the best stories."
Although ostensibly set in England, this story was penned by an Irish bookseller under the pseudonym of Ralph St John Featherstonehaugh.
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