'An Edition of Tigernmas mac Follaig aird'

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Abstract

This poem by Gilla Cóemáin recounts the many victories of Tigernmas, legendary king of Ireland. Tigernmas serves as a role model for the medieval kings. In other sources such as Eochaid Úa Flainn's 'Éitset áes ecna aíbind', he is credited with the introduction of many technological innovations and the institution of a specific dress-code for the various grades of free-men.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationClerics, Kings and Vikings: Essays on Medieval Ireland in Honour of Donnchadh Ó Corráin
EditorsEmer Purcell, Paul MacCotter, Julianne Nyhan, John Sheehan
Place of PublicationDublin
PublisherFour Courts Press
Pages458-476
ISBN (Print)ISBN: 978-1-84682-279-7
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2015

Keywords

  • Gilla Cóemáin (fl. 1072)
  • Tigernmas
  • Lebor Gabála Érenn
  • Book of Invasions
  • medieval Irish schools
  • historiography
  • RIA Stowe MS D i 3
  • The Great Book of Lecan
  • Oxford Rawlinson B 512
  • The Book of Leinster
  • The Book of Fermoy
  • Cú Choigcríche Ó Cléirigh
  • Dáibhidh Ó Duibhgeannáin
  • Eochaidh Ó hEoghusuidhe
  • Aodh Ó Dálaigh.

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    Smith, P. J. . P. J. (2015). 'An Edition of Tigernmas mac Follaig aird'. In E. Purcell, P. MacCotter, J. Nyhan, & J. Sheehan (Eds.), Clerics, Kings and Vikings: Essays on Medieval Ireland in Honour of Donnchadh Ó Corráin (pp. 458-476). Four Courts Press.