Apocalyptic and eschatological heritage

The Middle East and Celtic realms

Martin McNamara, editor

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ISBN: 1-85182-632-7
January 2003. 208pp.

Scholars occasionally refer to the Eastern origin or roots of certain Irish apocryphal texts. Proof of such Eastern origins or links are often rather difficult to establish. In 2000 the Consultative Committee on Biblical and Near Eastern Studies of the RIA brought together leading scholars in the fields of oriental, biblical and Celtic studies.

Contributors: Philip S. Alexander (U. Manchester), John J. Collins (U. Chicago), Florentino Garcia Martinez (U. Groningen), Adela Yarbo Collins (U. Chicago), John Carey (NUIC), Kees Veelenturf (Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen), Martin McNamara (Milltown Institute, Dublin), Pierre-Yves Lambert (CNRS & EPHE, Paris), Anthony Hilhorst (U. Groningen), Donncha Ó hAodha (NUIG).