Texts

Ogygia seu rerum Hibernicarum chronologia

O'Flaherty (Roderic)
  • Latin
  • prose
  • Modern sources on Ireland
Author
Roderic O'FlahertyO'Flaherty (Roderic)
(1627/30–1716/18)
Ó Flaithbheartaigh (Ruaidhrí Óg)
Roderic(k) O'Flaherty / Ruaidhrí (Óg) Ó Flaithbheartaigh, Irish nobleman, historian and collector of manuscripts; author of Ogygia seu rerum Hibernicarum chronologia (1685).
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Ruaidhrí Ó Flaithbheartaigh aka Roderic(k) O'Flaherty.
Language
  • Latin
Date
First published in 1685
Form
prose (primary)

Classification

Modern sources on IrelandModern sources on Ireland
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Contents
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Volume I, part 1

Summary:
about Ireland, its first inhabitants, names of Ireland, kings and royal succession

Volume I, part 2(a)

Summary:
Synchronisms of Irish and foreigns affairs

Volume I, part 2(b)

Summary:
Catalogue of Scottish kings in Britain

Volume 2, part 3(a)

Summary:
On 'domestic' affairs

Volume 2, part 3(b)

Summary:
Translation of a poem about the history of Ireland

Volume 2, part 3(c)

Summary:
Table of the Christian kings of Ireland in the early Middle Ages; and subsequent events

Sources

Primary sources Text editions and/or modern translations – in whole or in part – along with publications containing additions and corrections, if known. Diplomatic editions, facsimiles and digital image reproductions of the manuscripts are not always listed here but may be found in entries for the relevant manuscripts. For historical purposes, early editions, transcriptions and translations are not excluded, even if their reliability does not meet modern standards.

[print] OʼFlaherty, Roderic, Ogygia, seu, rerum Hibernicarum chronologia, London, 1685.
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[ed.] [tr.] OʼFlaherty, Roderic, Ogygia, or, a chronicle account of Irish events by Roderic O’Flaherty, tr. James Hely, 2 vols, Dublin, 1793.

Secondary sources (select)

Leerssen, Joep, Mere Irish and Fíor-Ghael: studies in the idea of Irish nationality, its development and literary expression prior to the nineteenth century, Amsterdam: Benjamins, 1986.
Lennon, Joseph, Irish Orientalism: a literary and intellectual history, New York: Syracuse University Press, 2004.
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Contributors
C. A., Dennis Groenewegen
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February 2013, last updated: March 2023