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The Earliest Poetry of a Celtic Monastery

Thomas Clancy, Gilbert Markus

Paperback (Printed to Order)
Eight rare poems, written at Iona monastery between 563AD and the early 8th century, translated from the original Latin and Gaelic and fully annotated with literary commentary.

About the Author

Thomas Clancy is Lecturer in the Department of Celtic at the University of Glasgow.

Gilbert Márkus is Affiliate Researcher (Celtic and Gaelic) at the University of Glasgow.


The book may well contain just eight poems, but the accompanying commentaries and historical detail are fascinating and lucidly presented.
- Hugh Dan MacLennan
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