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    On the Meaning of Two Medieval Irish Medical Terms: derg dásachtach and rúad (fh)rasach


    Hayden, Deborah (2014) On the Meaning of Two Medieval Irish Medical Terms: derg dásachtach and rúad (fh)rasach. Eriu, 64. pp. 1-21. ISSN 0332-0758

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    Abstract

    This contribution seeks to shed light on the meaning of two terms relating to medical knowledge in early Ireland, namely derg da´sachtach and ru´ad (fh)rasach. It is argued that these terms have not been satisfactorily translated either in published dictionaries or in medieval medical sources edited to date, and several sources are drawn upon to provide additional evidence for their use and meaning in a medical context.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Cautery; Nouns; Blood vessels; Cataloging; Catechisms; Adjectives; Anatomy; Veterinary medicine; Blood; Grammatical gender;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Arts,Celtic Studies and Philosophy > School of Celtic Studies > Early Irish (Sean Ghaeilge)
    Item ID: 11353
    Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.3318/eriu.2014.64.1
    Depositing User: Deborah Hayden
    Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2019 09:18
    Journal or Publication Title: Eriu
    Publisher: Royal Irish Academy
    Refereed: Yes
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