• ‘Eochaid Úa Flainn’s Éitset Áes Ecna Aíbind and Medieval Irish Poetics’

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This article focuses on Eochaid Úa Flainn's poem, 'Éitset áes ecna aíbind'. This late tenth-century or early eleventh-century poem is examined in the light of the possible influence of late antique rhetoric on medieval Irish poetry.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdapting Texts and Styles in a Celtic Context. Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Processes of Literary Transfer in the Middle Ages. Studies in Honour of Erich Poppe. Studien und Texte zu Keltologie 13
EditorsAxel Harlos, Neele Harlos
Place of PublicationMünster, Germany
PublisherNodus Publikationen
ISBN (Print)978-3-89323–623-7
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2016


  • Eochaid Úa Flainn
  • Eochaid úa Flannucáin (d. 1004)
  • Medieval Irish Historical Poetry
  • Book of Invasions
  • Clanna Míleadh / Milesians
  • The Goídil
  • 'Politics and Land in Early Ireland'
  • Medieval Irish Poetics
  • Rhetorical Techniques
  • Stylistic Analysis

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