History Literature / SisterFidelma

6th Nov '15 8:20:27 PM JenBurdoo
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* ElectiveMonarchy: The Irish system of tanistry comes up frequently.
6th Nov '15 8:15:54 PM JenBurdoo
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* AlwaysMurder: At least three in every novel.

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* AlwaysMurder: [[NeverOneMurder At least three three]] in every novel.
24th Jul '15 3:42:11 PM AgProv
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* ChristianityIsCatholic: Averted every which way; while what will become Catholicism is recognizable, there are undercurrents of conflict both within it (even the Pope, while disapproving, didn't technically outlaw coed houses at the time) and between it and Celtic Christianity (different methods of crossing oneself, different tonsures, different ''official'' attitudes towards women). Other, more exotic varieties of Christianity also appear, such as Ethiopian.

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* ChristianityIsCatholic: Averted every which way; while what will become Catholicism is recognizable, there are undercurrents of conflict both within it (even the Pope, while disapproving, didn't technically outlaw coed co-ed houses at the time) and between it and Celtic Christianity (different methods of crossing oneself, different tonsures, different ''official'' attitudes towards women). Other, more exotic varieties of Christianity also appear, such as Ethiopian.
24th Jul '15 3:35:20 PM AgProv
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* Up until the 9th century or so, many religious houses were coed; priests, monks and nuns could marry, and women could be priests and even bishops. At the time of the series, what we now call Catholicism was starting to gain ascendancy over Celtic Christianity, but it was not yet all-powerful.

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* Up until the 9th century or so, many religious houses were coed; co-ed; priests, monks and nuns could marry, and women could be priests and even bishops. At the time of the series, what we now call Catholicism was starting to gain ascendancy over Celtic Christianity, but it was not yet all-powerful.
16th Apr '15 10:58:38 PM Specialist290
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** Position was not strictly hereditary; kings and chiefs were elected by their families, and could be removed from their posts.
** Up until the 9th century or so, many religious houses were coed; priests, monks and nuns could marry, and women could be priests and even bishops. At the time of the series, what we now call Catholicism was starting to gain ascendancy over Celtic Christianity, but it was not yet all-powerful.
** Women's rights were relatively progressive. Women could take significant social roles such as warriors, rulers, and lawyers; they could own their own property and have child custody and alimony; they could choose their husbands and divorce them freely.
** There were many laws for the safety of citizens and communities. Trials were a right; innkeepers were required to keep clean establishments and lit lanterns; workers in dangerous professions were required to safeguard their workplaces. There were also many types of legal agreements, for example nine kinds of marriage.

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** * Position was not strictly hereditary; kings and chiefs were elected by their families, and could be removed from their posts.
** * Up until the 9th century or so, many religious houses were coed; priests, monks and nuns could marry, and women could be priests and even bishops. At the time of the series, what we now call Catholicism was starting to gain ascendancy over Celtic Christianity, but it was not yet all-powerful.
** * Women's rights were relatively progressive. Women could take significant social roles such as warriors, rulers, and lawyers; they could own their own property and have child custody and alimony; they could choose their husbands and divorce them freely.
** * There were many laws for the safety of citizens and communities. Trials were a right; innkeepers were required to keep clean establishments and lit lanterns; workers in dangerous professions were required to safeguard their workplaces. There were also many types of legal agreements, for example nine kinds of marriage.
2nd Nov '14 5:40:33 AM JenBurdoo
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* HistoricalDomainCharacter: King Colgu, High King Sechnassach, and several other secular and religious leaders of the period. Novels are set at the Synod of Whitby and Council of Autun.

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* HistoricalDomainCharacter: King Colgu, High King Sechnassach, Sechnussach, and several other secular and religious leaders of the period. Novels are set at the Synod of Whitby and Council of Autun.
1st Nov '14 1:01:25 PM JenBurdoo
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** Women's rights were relatively progressive. Women could take significant social roles such as warriors, rulers, and lawyers; they could divorce their husbands and have child custody and alimony; they could own their own property and choose their husbands.
** There were many laws for the safety of citizens and communities. Trials were a right; innkeepers were required to keep clean establishments and lit lanterns; workers in dangerous professions were required to safeguard their workplaces. There were also many types of legal agreements, for example a dozen kinds of marriage.

There are 21 novels and two anthologies of short stories. The first, ''Absolution by Murder,'' was published in 1994.

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** Women's rights were relatively progressive. Women could take significant social roles such as warriors, rulers, and lawyers; they could divorce own their husbands own property and have child custody and alimony; alimony; they could own their own property and choose their husbands.
husbands and divorce them freely.
** There were many laws for the safety of citizens and communities. Trials were a right; innkeepers were required to keep clean establishments and lit lanterns; workers in dangerous professions were required to safeguard their workplaces. There were also many types of legal agreements, for example a dozen nine kinds of marriage.

There are 21 25 novels and two anthologies of short stories. The first, ''Absolution by Murder,'' was published in 1994.



* BadassPrincess: Despite her training in a peaceful religious abbey, Fidelma is fully trained in an obscure Irish martial art. More than once she uses this to subdue armed attackers with her bare hands.

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* BadassPrincess: Despite her training in a peaceful Unarmed religious abbey, Fidelma is fully were trained in an obscure Irish martial art. art to protect them during their travels. More than once she Fidelma uses this art to subdue armed attackers with her bare hands.



* HistoricalDomainCharacter: King Colgu, and several other historical kings and priests. The Synod of Whitby is the setting of the first book, and several of its actual participants are important characters.

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* HistoricalDomainCharacter: King Colgu, High King Sechnassach, and several other historical kings secular and priests. The religious leaders of the period. Novels are set at the Synod of Whitby is the setting of the first book, and several Council of its actual participants are important characters.Autun.
4th Oct '14 11:36:48 PM JenBurdoo
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* BadassPrincess: Despite her training in a peaceful religious abbey, Fidelma is fully trained in an obscure Irish martial art. More than once she uses this to subdue armed attackers with her bare hands.
23rd Sep '14 8:24:06 AM JenBurdoo
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* ModestRoyalty: Fidelma, who as a religiuse just wears a habit. Occasionally averted for cause, usually putting arrogant nobles in their place.

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* ModestRoyalty: Fidelma, who as a religiuse just wears a habit. Occasionally averted for cause, usually such as putting arrogant nobles in their place.
20th Sep '14 2:30:52 PM JenBurdoo
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* ModestRoyalty: Fidelma, who as a religiuse just wears a habit. Occasionally averted for cause, usually putting arrogant nobles in their place.
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