Detail from cover page of Gazophylatium Regium Perubicum by Gaspar de Escalona Agüero, 1647.

Old Testament Culture in the Spanish Monarchy in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth centuries

In episode seven of History Hub's podcast series – ‘Kingdom, Empire and Plus Ultra: conversations on the history of Portugal and Spain, 1415-1898‘ - Professor Jorge Cañizares-Esguerra discusses Old Testament culture of the Spanish Monarchy in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, and the impact of a distinct Converso - or Jewish convert - culture that suffused all aspects of the Spanish Empire.

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Coleman Dennehy: Magna Carta and Ireland

In November 2016 the Irish Legal History Society marked the 800th anniversary of the transmission of Magna Carta to Ireland with a conference. Law and the Idea of Liberty in Ireland: from Magna Carta to the present took place in Christ Church Cathedral. The event saw 12 speakers from Ireland and the UK present papers on the influence of Magna Carta in Ireland.

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Lifelong Learning at the NLI

UCD Lifelong Learning courses are part-time specific interest courses that are participative, engaging and facilitated by experts in their field. This year UCD continues its partnership with the National Library of Ireland by offering a number of history courses as part of the Lifelong Learning programme.

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