De Finibus

A few years ago I had the good fortune to work on the project De Finibus: Christian Representations of the Afterlife in Medieval Ireland in University College Cork. I was part of a team exploring a range of texts containing eschatological ideas, which were neither biblical nor, strictly speaking, apocryphal in content. The primary outcome of this project was an easy-to-read collection of texts presented in both the orinal and in translation, together with a website providing basic information about the topic. The 2-volume project handbook was published in 2014 as The End and Beyond: Medieval Irish Eschatology (available from Oxbow). You can download my individual contributions from the Eschatology page. The second major outcome of this project was my dissertation, entitled ‘Medieval Irish …