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"Treasure from the Bog: The Faddan More Psalter"


Gaylord Hall
main floor of Worner Campus Center, 902 N. Cascade Ave.



This illustrated lecture will explore the 2006 discovery of a copy of the Psalms handwritten in Ireland around the year 800 of the Common Era. Found by accident in Tipperary, this book has been carefully preserved and studied, chiefly by speaker  John Gillis, at the National Museum of Ireland. Both the object and the process of its conservation are of interest for those interested in the Bible, in Ireland, and in the history of the book.


"Treasure from the Bog: The Faddan More Psalter"
John Gillis, Senior Conservator of the National Mueum, Dublin
  • Open to Public: Yes
  • Admission Fee: Free
  • Sponsored By: Paul F. Sheffer Memorial Fund for Roman Catholic Studies and the CC History Department
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