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Ériu Volume XLVII (47), 1996 (Print Copy)

by Liam Breatnach
€ 25.00

Journal Details

Published date

13 November 2015

Frequency: 1 Annually

ISSN: 0332-0758

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Edited by: Proinsias Mac Cana, Rolf Baumgarten and Liam Breatnach

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 the Original Extent of the "Senchas Már" (pp. 1-43)

    Liam Breatnach

  2. Kings and Clerics in Some Leinster Sagas (pp. 45-66)

    Morgan T. Davies

  3. Temoria: Caput Scotorum? (pp. 67-88)

    Edel Bhreathnach

  4. Muirchú's "Vita Patricii": A Note on an Unidentified Source (pp. 89-93)

    Thomas O'Loughlin

  5. Adomnán and "Mira Rotunditas" (pp. 95-99)

    Thomas O'Loughlin

  6. "Cogad Gáedel Re Gallaib" and the Annals: A Comparison (pp. 101-126)

    Máire Ní Mhaonaigh

  7. Is Lug to be Identified with Mercury ("Bell. Gall." VI 17, 1)? New Suggestions on an Old Problem (pp. 127-135)

    Bernhard Maier

  8. Deception and Self-Deception in "Fingal Rónáin" (pp. 137-151)

    Erich Poppe

  9. Verbal Particles and Preverbs in Late Middle Irish (pp. 153-184)

    Uáitéar Mac Gearailt

  10. On the Extended Use of AG before Verbal Nouns (pp. 185-191)

    Proinsias Mac Cana and Dónall P. Ó Baoill

  11. Oir. Gor 'Pious, Dutiful': Meaning and Etymology (pp. 193-204)

    Peter Schrijver

  12. Varia I. Notae Mediolanenses (pp. 205-207)

    Fredrik Otto Lindeman

  13. Varia II (pp. 209-211)

    Eric P. Hamp

  14. Varia III. Ker. mar nod i bhfoclóirí an Duinnínigh (pp. 213-216)

    Tomás de Bhaldraithe

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.