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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 (The Hinges of History)

How the Irish Saved Civilization: The Untold Story of Ireland's Heroic Role From the Fall of Rome to the Rise of Medieval Europe (The Hinges of History)
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1 year, 9 months ago at Sep 22 18:24
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The basic premise of this book is that after the sacking of Rome by the Barbarians, all ability to read and write in Europe died off. Except for the Island of Saints and Scholars. Ireland was known as Island of Saints and Scholars because of the no of monasteries and monks that originated there. In fact, Ireland has sent missionaries all around the world even up to more modern times. Most learning... read more
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Manufacturer: Anchor
Release date: 1 February 1996
ISBN-10 : 0385418493 | ISBN-13: 9780385418492
Tags: History (3), Ireland (2), Renaissance (1), Religion (1), Monks (1), Philosophy (1), Rome (1), Irish (1)
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“The basic premise of this book is that after the sacking of Rome by the Barbarians, all ability to read and write in Europe died off. Except for the I”

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“The basic premise of this book is that after the sacking of Rome by the Barbarians, all ability to read and write in Europe died off. Except for the I”

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