Smyth (Alfred Patrick)

(1942 – 2016)

Smyth (A. P.): The earliest Irish annals: their first contemporary entries, and the earliest centres of recording.
In PRIA-C 72 (1972), pp. 1–48.
Smyth (Alfred P.): The Húi Néill and the Leinstermen in the Annals of Ulster.
In ÉtC 14 (1974–1975), pp. 121–143.
Smyth (Alfred P.): Húi Failgi relations with the Húi Néill in the century after the loss of the plain of Mide.
In ÉtC 14 (1974–1975), pp. 502–523.
Smyth (Alfred P.): Celtic Leinster: towards an historical geography of early Irish civilization A.D. 500–1600.
Blackrock, Co. Dublin: Irish Academic Press, 1982. xvi + 197 pp. illus., plts., maps, geneal. tbls.
With an Historical atlas (16 pls). Appendix: Adomnán, king Aldfrith, and the home of the Book of Durrow.

Rev. by
K. W. Nicholls, in Peritia 3 (1984), pp. 535-558.
Patrick Wormald, in The Scottish historical review 60/2 (Oct., 1981), pp. 162-163.
Smyth (Alfred P.): Warlords and holy men: Scotland ad 80–1000.
New hist. Scot., 1. London: Arnold, 1984. viii + 279 pp. (The new history of Scotland, 1).
Chap. 3 (pp. 84-115): Columba: holy man extraordinaire; chap. 4 (pp. 116-140): The world of Adomnán.

Rev. by
Robert T. Farrell, in Speculum 60/4 (Oct. 1985), pp. 1021–1022.
Alan MacQuarrie, in The Scottish historical review 64/2 (Oct., 1985), pp. 178-181.
Smyth (Alfred P.): Kings, saints and sagas.
In Wicklow history & society (1994), pp. 41–111.
Smyth (Alfred P.): The effect of Scandinavian raiders on the English and Irish churches: a preliminary reassessment.
In Britain and Ireland, 900-1300 (1999), pp. 1–38.
Smyth (Alfred P.) (ed.): Seanchas: studies in early and medieval Irish archaeology, history, and literature in honour of Francis J. Byrne / edited by Alfred P. Smyth.
Dublin: Four Courts, 2000. xxii + 478 pp.
pp. xv-xviii: F. J. B.: writings.

Rev. by
Anthony Candon, in UJA 59 (2000), pp. 96-98.
Colmán Etchingham, in English historical review 116/466 (2001), pp. 453-454.
Muiris O’Sullivan, in JRSAI 129 (1999), pp. 145-150.
Byrne (Francis John) (hon.)
Smyth (Alfred P.): Bishop Patrick and the earliest Christian mission to Ireland.
In Christianity in Ireland (2002), pp. 11–20.
Smyth (Alfred P.): The golden age of early Irish monasticism: myth or historical reality?
In Christianity in Ireland (2002), pp. 21–29.
Smyth (A. P.): Tara: a place for all Ireland.
In Meath history and society (2015), pp. 1–15.