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    The first judgment in Ireland


    Qiu, Fangzhe (2018) The first judgment in Ireland. In: Fír Fesso: a Festschrift for Neil McLeod. Sydney Series in Celtic Studies 17 . The Celtic Studies Foundation, The University of Sydney, pp. 185-210. ISBN 978-1-74210-444-7

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    Abstract

    Since Lebor Gabála Érenn became the canon of Irish historiography shortly after its first appearance in the eleventh century (Carey 1993, 6), the doctrine that Amairgen, son of Míl of Spain, delivered the first judgment in Ireland has accordingly been accepted by medieval Irish literati. This doctrine has been summarised in (1) below, cited from the Book of Leinster copy of Lebor Gabála, while the same passage is found in copies representing all three of the so-called first, second and third redactions(Macalister 1942, 46, 68, 94).

    Item Type: Book Section
    Keywords: first judgment; Ireland; Chronologicon Hibernicum;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Arts,Celtic Studies and Philosophy > School of Celtic Studies > Early Irish (Sean Ghaeilge)
    Item ID: 12909
    Depositing User: Fangzhe Qiu
    Date Deposited: 07 May 2020 14:35
    Publisher: The Celtic Studies Foundation
    Refereed: Yes
    Funders: European Research Council
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