Ancient laws of Ireland [electronic resource] / published under direction of the Commissioners for Publishing the Ancient Laws and Institutes of Ireland
- Corporate Author:
- Additional Titles:
- Hibernlæ leges et institutiones antiquæ, or, Ancient laws and institutions of Ireland
- Dublin : Printed for H.M.S.O. : A. Thom : Hodges, Smith, & Co. ; London : Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, and Green, 1865-1901.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (6 volumes) : illustrations, facsimiles
- Additional Creators:
Ireland. Commissioners for Publishing the Ancient Laws and Institutes of Ireland
- The making of modern law: Foreign, comparative and international law, 1600-1926
- Language Note:
- Gaelic original and English translation.
- v. 1. Sehchus Mor : introduction to Sechus Mor and [Gaelic word], or, Law of distress, as contained in the Harleian manuscripts -- v. 2. Sehchus Mor. Part II, Law of distress (completed), laws of hostage-sureties, fosterage, saer-stock tenure, daer-stock tenure, and of social connexions -- v. 3. Sehchus Mor (concluded), being the corus [Gaelic word] or, customary law, and the book of Aicill -- v. 4. Oin [Gaelic word] and certain other selected Brehon law tracts -- v. 5 [Gaelic word] becc and certain other selected Brehon law tracts -- v. 6 Glassary to volumes I-V.
- Text and English translation on opposite pages.
"After the transcription of such of the law-tracts as the commissioners deemed it necessary to publish, a preliminary translation of almost all the transcripts was made by either Dr. O'Donovan or Prefessor O'Curry, and some few portions were translated by them both. They did not, however, live to revise and complete their translations."--Introductory note, v. 1-3.
Imprint varies slightly.
Reproduction of the original from the Yale Law Library.
AVAILABLE ONLINE TO AUTHORIZED PSU USERS.
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