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Ériu Volume LXVI (66), 2016 (Print Copy)

by Liam Breatnach
€ 35.00

Journal Details

Published date

01 December 2016

Frequency: 1 Annually

ISSN: 0332-0758

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Edited by: Liam Breatnach and Damian McManus

Ériu is devoted to Irish philology and literature, and from its foundation in 1904 the peer-reviewed journal has had a reputation internationally among Celtic scholars. In the century since its inception, Ériu has served as an outlet for the work of the early standard bearers of Irish language studies and Celtic studies and of each new generation of researchers in turn.

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  1. On old Irish collective and abstract nouns, the meaning of cétmuinter, and marriage in early mediaeval Ireland (pp. 1-29)

    Liam Breatnach

  2. The final transformation of Étaín (pp. 31-38)

    John Carey

  3. On the old Irish third palatalisation and the 3sg. present of the copula (pp. 39-62)

    Aaron Griffith

  4. An adjectival construction indicating lesser degree in early modern Irish (pp. 63-75)

    Mícheál Hoyne

  5. Gofraidh Óg Mac an Bhaird cecinit: 2. Do dúisgeadh gaisgeadh Gaoidheal (pp. 77-109)

    Eoin Mac Cárthaigh

  6. Miscellanea on classical Irish: 1 cadad at -s s- boundaries. 2 the conjunctionless comparative. 3 the appositional genitive (pp. 111-134)

    Damian McManus

  7. Desire and divorce in Serglige Con Culainn (pp. 135-166)

    Gregory Toner

  8. Prímchenéla and fochenéla in the Irish Sex Aetates Mundi (pp. 167-178)

    Patrick Wadden

  9. Adomnán, Arculf and the mosque on the Temple Mount (pp. 179-190)

    David Woods

  10. Varia I. Hiberno-latin quantotus, tantotus (pp. 191-194)

    Anthony Harvey

  11. Varia II. IGT/BST citations and duplicate entries: further identifications (pp. 195-197)

    Eoin Mac Cárthaigh

  12. Varia III. Gulide, Guile and Gulinus: an Irish type for a twelfth-century Latin story (pp. 199-201)

    Richard Sharpe

  13. Abbreviations (pp. 203-205)

About the author

Liam Breatnach

Liam Breatnach MRIA is a Senior Professor in the School of Celtic Studies at the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, and co-editor of the journal Ériu, published by the Royal Irish Academy. His research interests are in the areas of Old Irish language; Middle Irish and the historical development of Irish; Early Irish law texts; and poets, poetry and metrics.