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‘Celtic Fantasy: A Round-Table Discussion’

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On 2 May, 2017, the Centre welcomed Robert Maslen, Geraldine Parsons, and Thomas Clancy (University of Glasgow) to host a Celtic Fantasy Round-Table Discussion. In this seminar, each of the lecturers had chosen an early medieval text to compare and contrast with a modern fantasy novel which had been based on medieval stories. Both the… Continue reading

‘The Battle of Clontarf 1014: Literature, Legend and Landscape’

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On November 24, 2015, the Centre welcomed Stephen Harrison (Glasgow) to discuss ‘The Battle of Clontarf 1014: Literature, Legend and Landscape.’ Below is this listener’s brief summary of the lecture. Stephen’s research on the Battle of Clontarf began in 2008 with the Irish Battlefields Project, in which over 250 possible battle sites dating from AD… Continue reading