A Second Thebaid; Being A Popular Account Of The Ancient Monasteries Of Ireland

Paperback | February 7, 2012

byJames P. Rushe

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1905 Excerpt: ... Note.--For the interesting origin of so many Irish names of places, the reader is referred to Dr. Joyce's important work on this subject. Here we merely indicate the meaning of those Irish prefixes which occur more frequently; and it is necessary to remark that various modifications of the same prefix are to be found in the anglicised form of the root-word so employed. For example, nil, a church, is also written kl, kill, cell, ceall, keel, and kyle: upwards of three thousand Irish names beginning with one or other form of this word alone. (" Irish Names of Places," Joyce--Dublin, A.D. 1870--p. 302):--"Achad,"«= a field. "Inis," = an island. "Ard,"=high, etc. "KUl,"=a church. "Ath," = a ford, "Lios,"=(liss), a mound, etc "Baile " (Bally),=a town, &c. "Loch,"=a lake. "Clan,"=a tr1be, etc. "Rath," = a circular fort. "Cluain " (Cloon),=an in-"Ros,"=a peninsula, a wood. sulated meadow. "Teagh, teach, or tigh," (tee), '" Cor," = a round hilL a house, etc. "Disert,"=a desert, a hermi-"Temple,"--teampull (tam-tage. pul)=a church. "Dom.--Domach," = a church. " Tobar,"=a well, "Druim " (Drum), = the back, "Tulach ' (tullagh),=a little a hill-ridge, etc, hill. "Dun" (Doon),=a fortified residence. Alberic, Abbot, 124. Albert, Archbishop, 175. Albert, the Great, Blessed, 149, 229. Albigenses, The, 144. Alemand's History, 13, 73, 174, 217 Alexander II., Pone, 57. Alexander, IV., Pope, 168, 212, 213. Alfred, King, in Ireland, 53. Alitha, St. 36, 48. All Saints, Abbey of, 41. All Saints, Island of (Lo.), 41. All Saints, Island of, Aug., 217. Almoner, Duties of the, 118. Amnichad, St. 50. Angelus, Brother, 237. Anglo-Normans, The, 69, 80, sq., 93. Annaduff (L.), A.S., 55. Annagh (M.), C.R., 70. Annaghdown (G.), A.S., 75. Nor. 75. Annalists, Monastic, 121. "Annals of I...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1905 Excerpt: ... Note.--For the interesting origin of so many Irish names of places, the reader is referred to Dr. Joyce's important work on this...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:94 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.19 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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