Category Archives: Students

Portal to the Past – You’ll be surprised what you find in the Archives

Taking up from Emma Horgan’s post last week I’d like to introduce some of the thought-processes behind our choice of images. From past experience when I introduce the idea of what archival material is, some people can look blankly at … Continue reading

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Portal to the Past- Discover what you’ll find in the Archive

In a follow up to Elaine Harrington’s previous post, I will be examining in more detail, the first of the images from the archival collections, outlining why we chose them to be displayed on the wall. Firstly, the criteria underlying … Continue reading

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Viking Cork: A Case Study in Objects and Text

The River-side welcomes this guest post on Viking Cork from Liam O’Driscoll, a student on MA in History specialising in Medieval History. Liam completed his undergraduate degree at UCC in History and Archaeology. His research focuses on medieval cartography, medieval … Continue reading

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The Book of Kells: Image and Text / The Carpet Page

Student Exhibition, MA in Medieval History The Carpet Page In the Book of Kells, the carpet page on folio 33r is positioned opposite the miniature of Christ enthroned, folio 32v and followed by a blank folio 33v that in turn … Continue reading

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The Book of Kells: Image and Text / The Temptation of Christ

Student Exhibition, MA in Medieval History The Temptation of Christ The temptations of Christ are described in the Gospels of Mathew (4:1-11), Mark (1:12-13) and Luke (4:1-13). Following forty days of fasting in the desert, Christ is tempted by the … Continue reading

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