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Spreading the Words

3'51"

Read by Charles Dillon.

Hear about how books were stored in medieval Irish libraries and about how we know of the existence of such places. 

Spreading the Words is a series on the histories of Irish words from literature and everyday life written by Sharon Arbuthnot and Máire Ní Mhaonaigh and produced in association with the book A History of Ireland in 100 Words and the electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language (www.dil.ie).

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