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Published:
June 2005
ISBN:
1-85182-567-3
Price:
75/75/$75

Insular Inscriptions

DAVID HOWLETT

The author presents from stones, mosaics, walls, brasses, inscribed artefacts, colophons etc. scores of compositions from twenty centuries, illustrating the thoughts of inhabitants of these islands in Aramaic, Hebrew, Greek, Latin, Irish, Welsh, English, Norse and French

The inscriptions are identical in form and structure with compositions both literary and diplomatic analysed by the author.

David works on the medieval dictionary at the Bodleian Library, Oxford, England. He is the author of numerous books including:
Cambro-Latin Compositions
The English Origins of Old French Literature
Caledonian Craftsmanship
The Celtic Latin Tradition of Biblical Style
British Books in Biblical Style
Pillars of Wisdom: Irishmen, Englishmen, Liberal Arts
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288pp June 2005