Early Irish Literature

Early Irish Literature

The earliest existing examples of the written Irish language as preserved in manuscripts do not go back farther than the eighth century. Two works written by Saint Patrick, his Confessio and Letter" to Coroticus were written in Latin some time in the 5th century, and preserved in the Book of Armagh.

Read more about Early Irish Literature:  The Earliest Irish Authors, The Old Irish Glosses, Existing Manuscript Literature, Pagan Literature and Christian Sentiment, Irish Literature and Early Europe, The Principal Saga Cycles, Early Christian Literature, Irish Historical Literature, Irish Poetry

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