Studies in Early Irish Law (1936)
Book ID: 63932
Studies in Early Irish Law. By R. Thurneysen, Nancy Power, Myles Dillon, Kathleen Mulchrone, D.A. Binchy, August Knoch, John Ryan. Published by the R.I.A. Dublin: Hodges, 1936. Pp viii, 286, uncut. Smooth buckram boards, title in gilt to spine. Ex library stamp with cancel to front free endpaper, otherwise a clean bright copy.
The independent research of seven scholars , under the aegis of Professor Thurneysen, on the legal status of women in ancient Ireland.
The volume opens with a translation of the principal text ‘Cáin Lánamna’ (Senchas Már) by Dr. Thurneysen which consists of eighty pages. The other seven chapters treat of special branches of the law relating to women.