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abbot of Monasterboice, 890-923 A. D.; his life and surroundings.

by Macalister, Robert Alexander Stewart

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Published by Hodges, Figgis in Dublin .
Written in English

  • Muiredach, abbot of Monasterboice, d. 923.,
  • Crosses -- Ireland.,
  • Newtown Monasterboice (Ireland) -- Antiquities.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesAlexandra College (Dublin, Dublin) -- 1913, Margaret Stokes lectures -- 1913.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 85 p.
    Number of Pages85
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23320851M

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D: His Life and Surroundings (Classic Reprint) Paperback – February 2, by R. Macalister (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Robert Alexander Stewart Macalister. Muiredach (), Muireadhach or Muireach, anglicized variously to Murdoch, Murtagh, Murray, Murdac, Mordacq and other forms, is a Goidelic name (meaning "chieftain") popular in Scotland and Ireland in the Middle Ages.

Muiredach Bolgrach, mythological Irish king; Muiredach Tirech, legendary high-king of Ireland; Muiredach mac Eógain (died ), legendary early king of Ailech. An inscription on the base of the cross indicates that it was commissioned by a man named Muiredach, most likely abbot Muiredach mac Dohhnaill, who died in AD (OR DO MUIREDACHwhich roughly reads,’A prayer for Muiredach who had the cross erected’).

Adam and Eve with the apple/Cain and Abel The arrest of Christ. Muiredach Tirech, son of Fiacha Sraibhtine, was a legendary High King of Ireland of the 4th century. He gained power by exiling the three Collas, who had killed his father.

The Collas later returned and tried to provoke him into trying to kill them. When he didn't, they entered his service and led his armies. Muiredach Muinderg mac Forggo (died ) was a king of Ulaid from the Dál Fiatach.

He was the son of Forgg mac Dalláin. His sobriquet means red-necked. His death date is given in the Annals of Tigernach in The Book of Leinster gives him a reign of 24 years giving a possible reign of Nothing is recorded of him in the annals other than his death date.

Muiredach Bolgrach, son of Siomón Brecc, was, according to medieval Irish legend and historical tradition, a High King of Ireland.

He took power after killing his predecessor, and his father's killer, Dui Finn, ruled for 13 months or four years depending on the source consulted, and was then killed by Dui's son Énna Derg.

The king lists vary in their order of kings in this period, The Laud Synchronisms place his reign after Fergal while the Book of Leinster place his reign much later. The Annals of Tigernach report a reign of for Muiredach as king of Connacht succeeding Fergal Aidne.

Though not listed in the king list in the Book of Leinster, he is mentioned in the Irish annals. He is given the title leth-ri (one of two kings) at his death in (Annals of Muiredach book and ruled in conjunction with Muiredach mac Ruadrach (died ) of the Uí Fáeláin sept.

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There is a third high cross in the graveyard at Monasterboice, known as the north cross this cross is quite plain compared to the other ed on the left is the west face bearing the Crucifixion, the only scriptural scene featured. The shaft of the cross was damaged and replaced at some stage, the original shaft stands to the north east of the cross in the small enclosure.

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The South or Muiredach’s Cross is m (17 ft 8 in) high and is one of the most perfect in Ireland—a true national treasure. It is named after an abbot, probably Muiredach mac Domhnaill, who died in CE and is commemorated in carving on the base.

This High Cross at Monasterboice is a truly iconic example of early Christian art. Now you can illuminate this masterpiece with our free colouring book page.

Amongst the most famous are: Muiredach's Cross and West Cross at Monasterboice, County Louth; The Clonmacnoise crosses: Cross of the Scriptures (the original 9th century cross is housed in a museum, but a copy stands on the original site), and the North and South Crosses.; The Nether (or Lower) Cross, a 9th-century granite cross with ornate carving, in the graveyard.

Monasterboice is home to one of the finest celtic crosses in the country. Kells is, of course, the original home of the Book of Kells which is now in Trinity College’s library in Dublin. Both locations are relatively close to each other and make a great day trip from Dublin.

Muiredach's Cross Correspondence Cards [Box of 25 w/envelope] Book Supplement – August 1, by Morehouse Church Resources, (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Book Supplement, August 1, Author: Morehouse Church Resources. Mystery source. The making of Muiredach’s cross was a colossal undertaking.

The various operations demanded a co-ordinated physical effort, not Author: Roger Stalley. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Macalister, Robert Alexander Stewart, Muiredach. Dublin, Hodges, Figgis, (OCoLC) Muiredach mac Murchado (died ) was a King of Leinster from the Uí Dúnlainge branch of the Laigin.

He was the son of Murchad mac Brain Mut (died ), a previous king. He ruled from to The Laigin had suffered a crushing defeat at the Battle of Áth Senaig (Ballyshannon, County Kildare) in at the hands of the High King Áed Allán mac Fergaile (died ) of the.

Monasterboice's pride and glory has to be Muiredach's Cross. The carving on this is exquisite. The panels include Moses striking the Rock, Adam and Eve & the tree, the Triumph of David, Doubting Thomas (unique in Ireland) and the Flight into Egypt.

We recommend booking Monasterboice Monastic Site tours ahead of time to secure your spot. If you book with Tripadvisor, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your tour starts for a full refund.

See all 7 Monasterboice Monastic Site tours on Tripadvisor/5(). This cross – named after Abbot Muiredach mac Domhnaill, who died in AD – is one of the finest in the country, standing metres tall.

Looking at a detail from the Paul Henry painting (above), there is a remarkable similarity between the ‘Lough Derg’ cross and Muiredach’s Cross at Monasterboice. Muiredach, abbot of Monasterboice, d.Crosses Publisher Dublin: Hodges, Figgis Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive Contributor University of California Libraries Language EnglishPages:   Located near the entrance to the site is the magnificent Muiredach’s Cross.

Named for the Abbot mentioned in the inscription on the base: ‘A prayer for Muiredach for whom the cross was made.’ Standing m tall, it is certainly Ireland’s finest Celtic Cross. Biblical scenes recreated in stunning detail on the Celtic Cross of Muiredach.

The Book of Kells is located at the Trinity College in Dublin and it is open for public visits, most times. The Book of Kells contains the four Gospels of the Christian scriptures written in black, red, purple, and yellow ink in an insular majuscule script, preceded by prefaces, summaries, and concordances of Gospel passages.

The making of Muiredach’s cross was a colossal undertaking. The various operations demanded a co-ordinated physical effort, not to mention foresight, planning and practical expertise. Subjects: Muiredach, abbot of Monasterboice, d. Crosses Publisher: Dublin: Hodges, Figgis Contributing Library: University of California Libraries Digitizing Sponsor: Internet Archive View Book Page: Book Viewer About This Book: Catalog Entry View All Images: All Images From Book.

Muiredach's High Cross, Collon. 34 likes were here. Muiredach's High Cross is a high cross from the 10th or possibly 9th century, located at the /5(88).

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High crosses were displays of wealth; The figures on the crosses conveyed the teaching s of Christianity but also contain insights into the 9 th century world of stonemasons, the styles of dress ansd hair are depicte long with chariots books crosiers, swords and.

Fun Facts about the name Muiredach. How unique is the name Muiredach. Out of 6, records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Muiredach was not present.

It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year. One of Murchad's wives was Conchenn ingen Cellaig (died ) of the Uí Máil, she was the mother of Fáelán mac Murchado (died ) and Muiredach mac Murchado (died in Ireland|), who were kings of Leinster.

Other sons included Dúnchad mac Murchado (died ) and Bran Becc mac Murchado (died ), also kings of Leinster. NotesParents: Brian Muit mac Conail Ó'Dúnlainge, Almaith ingen Blathmac, Kli Muit.

Muiredach’s High Cross at Monasterboice is one of Europe’s finest examples of early medieval art, we’ve created a colouring book page so you can add your own flourish to Followers: K. West face of Muiredach s High Cross. Muiredach s High Cross is a high cross from the 10th or possibly 9th century, located at the ruined monastic site of Monasterboice, County Louth, Ireland.

There are two other high crosses at Monasterboice; in. Muiredach. mac Eógain Find was born about in Ireland, son of Eógan mac Néill and Unknown Wife Owen.

He was married to Erca ingen Loarn, they had 2 children. He died about in Dalriada, Ulster, Ireland. This information is part of by on Genealogy : Erca Ingen Loarn, Erca Ingen Loarn.MLA Format. George Arents Collection, The New York Public Library. "Muiredach's cross, Monasterboice." The New York Public Library Digital Collections.The Cross of Muiredach at Monasterboice in Co.

Louth is one of the most beautiful of the Irish High Crosses still standing. At the base of the West side can still be seen the inscription in Irish, OR DO MUIREDACH LASNDERNAD IN CHROS “, which when translated reads A prayer for Muiredach, for whom this cross was made.