Ryan (Salvador)

Ryan (Salvador): The persuasive power of a mother’s breast: the most desperate act of the Virgin Mary’s advocacy.
In StH 32 (2002–2003), pp. 59–74.
Discusses a European religious literary motif, including Irish examples.
Ryan (Salvador): A slighted source: rehabilitating Irish bardic religious poetry in historical discourse.
In CMCS 48 (Winter, 2004), pp. 75–99.
Studies the development of the motifs of the Passion (in particular the ‘Five Wounds’) and Death of Christ in devotional bardic verse, and argues that this genre shows that bardic poetry evolved and was subject to external influences during the 1250-1650 period.
Ryan (Salvador): Bonaventura Ó hEoghusa’s An Teagasg Críosdaidhe (1611/1614): a reassessment of its audience and use.
In ArH 58 (2004), pp. 259–267.
Ryan (Salvador): Steadfast saints or malleable models? Seventeenth-century Irish hagiography revisited.
In CHR 91/2 (Apr., 2005), pp. 251–277.
Ryan (Salvador): Creation and recreation in Irish bardic poetry.
In Creations (2007), pp. 65–85.
Gray (Madeleine), Ryan (Salvador): Mother of mercy: the Virgin Mary and the Last Judgment in Welsh and Irish tradition.
In Ireland and Wales in the Middle Ages (2007), pp. 246–261.
On the salvific powers of Mary in Irish and Welsh literature.
Ryan (Salvador): A wooden key to open Heaven’s door: lessons in practical Catholicism from St. Anthony’s College, Louvain.
In Irish Franciscans 1534–1990 (2009), pp. 221–232.
Ryan (Salvador): Florilegium of faith: the religious poems in the Book of the O’Conor Don.
In The Book of the O’Conor Don (2010), pp. 61–87.
Ryan (Salvador): ‘No milkless cow’: the cross of Christ in medieval Irish literature.
In Church and literature (2012), pp. 83–106.
Ryan (Salvador): Blood piety and the Eucharist in late-medieval Ireland.
In Treasures of Irish Christianity (2012), pp. 108–111.
Leahy (Brendan) (ed.), Ryan (Salvador) (ed.): Treasures of Irish Christianity: people and places, images and texts / edited by Salvador Ryan and Brendan Leahy.
Dublin: Veritas, 2012. 286 pp.
Ryan (Salvador): The devotional landscape of medieval Irish cultural Catholicism inter hibernicos et inter anglicos, c. 1200–c. 1550.
In Irish Catholic identities (2013), pp. 62–74.
Ryan (Salvador): Continental catechisms and their Irish imitators in Spanish Habsburg lands, c. 1550–c. 1650.
In Irish Europe, 1600–1650 (2013), pp. 163–182.
Examines five Irish-language catechisms: Ó hEodhasa’s, Stapleton’s, Gearnon’s, Ó Maolchonaire’s, and an anonymous tract in RIA 23 L 19.
Ryan (Salvador): ‘Once I heard a story . . . from scripture does it come’: biblical allusions in Irish bardic religious poetry.
Ryan (Salvador): Penance and the privateer: handling sin in the bardic religious verse of the Book of the O’Conor Don (1631).
Ryan (Salvador): The arma Christi in medieval and early modern Ireland.
In Arma Christi (2014), pp. 243–272.
Ryan (Salvador): ‘A gentle doe from the best of the herd’: the Virgin Mary as intercessor in the late medieval and early modern Irish tradition.
In Words and matter (2015), pp. 104–116.
Ryan (Salvador): “Scarce anyone survives a heart wound” : the wounded Christ in Irish bardic religious poetry.
In Wounds and wound repair in medieval culture (2015), pp. 291–312.