Chronologicon Hibernicum –
A Probabilistic Chronological Framework for Dating Early Irish Language Developments and Literature
It is the aim of the project to refine the methodology for dating Early Medieval Irish language developments (ca. 6th–mid 10th century A.D.) and to build a chronological framework of linguistic changes that can then be used to date literary texts within the Early Irish period. This goal will be achieved by combining cutting-edge philological and linguistic analysis and advanced statistical methods.
The second aim is to make progress in the methodology of linguistic dating in general, in particular with regard to employing statistical methods (seriation, Bayesian statisticis) to achieve quantifiable probabilities.
Principal Investigator: Prof David Stifter
*The project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement no. 647351*