--- Christopher Gwinn <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> The situation is complicated - the history of the Irish as presented
> in the
> medieval Lebor Gabala Erenn is a mixture of early native traditions
> scant than many would like to admit), and a thick strata of medieval
> Christian speculation, some of which came from the Continent (via the
> Spaniards Orosius and Isidore).
> For an interesting article online touching upon some of these
> subjects see:
> - Chris Gwinn
As an heir and countryman of Osorius and Isidore, I feel myself
impelled to explain that the writings of these two gentlemen were full
of inexactitudes and plain inventions. Thier workings were valuable
because they helped to keep an interest for knowledge through the
Middle Ages, and thus prepared a new era of knowledge, but you can't
trust a word written by them.
They were both good scholars and the best examples of sanctity one
could find, and I personally feel very proud by the fact that they were
born in my country, but I wouldn't believe a single thing of what they
Poor fellas! ;-).
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