The World of Geoffrey Keating
History, Myth and Religion in 17th Century Ireland.
Four Courts Press
ISBN 1 85182 533 9
Geoffre Keating’s Foras Feasa ar Éirinn was among the most popular and influential histories ever written. It offered a sense of Ireland, of Irishness, and of Catholicism that had wide appeal. The work has long been valued for its mastery of the Irish language and its attractive literary style, yet its significance as history has been ignored. This innovative new book evaluates Keating’s role as both historian and theologian.
Written in English.