Thom's Irish Who's Who/Macalister, Robert Alexander Stewart
MACALISTER, Robert Alexander Stewart, Litt.D., F.S.A., A.R.C.O.; Professor of Celtic Archæology, University College, Dublin; son of Professor Alexander Macalister; b. Dublin, 8th July, 1870, Educ: Rathmines School, Dublin; private study in Germany; Cambridge University. Director of Excavations, Palestine Exploration Fund, 1900-9. Pubns.: Studies in Irish Epigraphy, 3 vols., 1897-1907; Excavations in Palestine (with Dr. F. J. Bliss), 1902; The Vision of Merlino, 1903; Bible Sidelights from the Mound of Gezer, 1906; Two Irish Arthurian Romances, 1908; A History of Civilisation in Palestine, 1912; The Excavation of Gezer, 3 vols., 1912; The Philistines, Their History and Civilisation, 1913: A Grammar of the Nuri Language, 1914; Muiredaoh, Abbot of Monasterboice, His Life and Surroundings, 1914; The History and Antiquities of Inis Cealtra, 1916; Leabhar Gabhála (with Professor John MacNeill), vol. i., 1916; Temair Breg, A Study of the Remains and Traditions of Tara, 1918; The Life of Ciaran of Clonmacnois, 1920. Res.: University College, Dublin; 18 Mount Eden Road, Donnybrook, Co. Dublin.