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How the Irish saved civilization : the untold story of Ireland's heroic role from the fall of Rome to the rise of medieval Europe / Thomas Cahill.

Author Cahill, Thomas.

ImprintNew York : Anchor Books, 1996, c1995.

Note: GeneralOriginally published: New York : Nan A. Talese, Doubleday, 1995.

Abstract:Reveals the pivotal role played by the monks and scribes of Ireland in the development of Western culture and history

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Subject: Topical Term
Learning and scholarship -- History.
Learning and scholarship -- History -- Medieval, 500-1500.
Civilization, Classical -- Study and teaching -- Ireland.
Books -- Ireland -- History -- 400-1400.
Manuscripts -- Ireland -- History.
Monastic libraries -- Ireland.
Transmission of texts.
Scriptoria -- Ireland.
Subject: Geographic Name
Ireland -- Civilization -- To 1172.
Europe -- Civilization.
Ireland -- Civilization.
Europe -- Civilization -- Irish influences.