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Book of Leinster

The Book of Leinster (Irish Lebor Laignech), is a medieval Irish manuscript compiled ca. [1]

38 relations: Annals, Áed Ua Crimthainn, Ballina, County Mayo, Columba of Terryglass, Dares Phrygius, Diarmait Mac Murchada, Dindsenchas, Diplomatics, Dublin, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, Dunamase, Eugene O'Curry, Facsimile, Genealogy, Irish language, Irish literature, Irish mythology, Isabel de Clare, 4th Countess of Pembroke, James Ware (historian), John O'Donovan (scholar), Leath Cuinn and Leath Moga, Lebor Gabála Érenn, Manuscript, Martyrology of Tallaght, Meiler Fitzhenry, Middle Ages, Oughaval, County Laois, Richard de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke, Richard Irvine Best, Robert Atkinson (philologist), Rory O'Moore, Rudolf Thurneysen, Stradbally, Tailteann Games, Táin Bó Cúailnge, Terryglass, Trinity College, Dublin, University College Dublin.

Annals

Annals (annāles, from annus, "year") are properly a concise historical record in which events are arranged chronologically, year by year, although the term is also used loosely for any historical record.

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Áed Ua Crimthainn

Áed Ua Crimthainn (fl. 12th century), also called Áed mac Crimthainn, was abbot and coarb of Terryglass (Tir dá Glas), near Lough Derg in County Tipperary, Ireland.

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Ballina, County Mayo

Ballina is a town in north County Mayo, Ireland.

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Columba of Terryglass

Columba of Terryglass (died 13 December 552) was the son of Crinthainn and a disciple of St. Finnian of Clonard.

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Dares Phrygius

Dares Phrygius (Δάρης, Dárēs; Dared), according to Homer, was a Trojan priest of Hephaestus.

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Diarmait Mac Murchada

Diarmait Mac Murchada (Modern Irish: Diarmaid Mac Murchadha), anglicised as Dermot MacMurrough or Dermod MacMurrough (c. 1110c. 1 May 1171), was a King of Leinster in Ireland.

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Dindsenchas

Dindsenchas or Dindshenchas (modern spellings: Dinnseanchas or Dinnsheanchas), meaning "lore of places" (the modern Irish word dinnseanchas means "topography") is a class of onomastic text in early Irish literature, recounting the origins of place-names and traditions concerning events and characters associated with the places in question.

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Diplomatics

Diplomatics (in American English, and in most anglophone countries), or diplomatic (in British English), is a scholarly discipline centred on the critical analysis of documents – particularly, but not exclusively, historical documents.

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Dublin

Dublin is the capital and largest city of Ireland.

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Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies

The Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) (Institiúid Ard-Léinn Bhaile Átha Cliath) was established in 1940 by the then Taoiseach, Éamon de Valera under the Institute for Advanced Studies Act, 1940 in Dublin, Ireland.

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Dunamase

Dunamase or The Rock of Dunamase (Dún Másc "fort of Másc") is a rocky outcrop in the townland of Park or Dunamase in County Laois.

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Eugene O'Curry

Eugene O'Curry (Eoghan Ó Comhraí, 20 November 1794 – 30 July 1862) was an Irish philologist and antiquary.

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Facsimile

A facsimile (from Latin fac simile ('make alike'), a spelling that remained in currency until the late 19th century) is a copy or reproduction of an old book, manuscript, map, art print, or other item of historical value that is as true to the original source as possible.

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Genealogy

Genealogy (from γενεά, "generation"; and λόγος, "knowledge"), also known as family history, is the study of families and the tracing of their lineages and history.

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Irish language

Irish (Gaeilge), sometimes referred to as Gaelic or Irish Gaelic, is a Goidelic language of the Indo-European language family, originating in Ireland and historically spoken by the Irish people.

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Irish literature

Irish literature comprises writings in the Irish, Latin, and English (including Ulster Scots) languages on the island of Ireland.

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Irish mythology

The mythology of pre-Christian Ireland did not entirely survive the conversion to Christianity.

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Isabel de Clare, 4th Countess of Pembroke

Isabel de Clare, suo jure Countess of Pembroke and Striguil (1172 – 1220), was a Cambro-Norman-Irish noblewoman and one of the wealthiest heiresses in Wales and Ireland.

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James Ware (historian)

Sir James Ware (26 November 1594 – 1 December 1666) was an Anglo-Irish historian.

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John O'Donovan (scholar)

John O'Donovan (Seán Ó Donnabháin; 25 July 1806 – 10 December 1861), from Atateemore, in the parish of Kilcolumb, County Kilkenny, and educated at Hunt's Academy, Waterford, was an Irish language scholar from Ireland.

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Leath Cuinn and Leath Moga

Leath Cuinn (Conn's Half) and Leath Moga (Mugh's half) refers to a legendary ancient division of Ireland.

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Lebor Gabála Érenn

Lebor Gabála Érenn (The Book of the Taking of Ireland) is a collection of poems and prose narratives that purports to be a history of Ireland and the Irish from the creation of the world to the Middle Ages.

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Manuscript

A manuscript is any document written by hand or typewritten, as opposed to being mechanically printed or reproduced in some automated way.

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Martyrology of Tallaght

The Martyrology of Tallaght, which is closely related to the Félire Oengusso or Martyrology of Óengus the Culdee, is an eighth- or ninth-century martyrology, a list of saints and their feast days assembled by Máel Ruain and/or Óengus the Culdee at Tallaght Monastery, near Dublin.

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Meiler Fitzhenry

Meilyr FitzHenry (died 1220) was a Cambro-Norman nobleman and Lord Chief Justice of Ireland during the Lordship of Ireland.

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Middle Ages

In European history, the Middle Ages or Medieval period lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.

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Oughaval, County Laois

Oughaval (An Nuachabháil), sometimes called Oakvale, is a townland in the civil parish of Stradbally, County Laois, in Ireland.

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Richard de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke

Richard de Clare, 2nd Earl of Pembroke (of the first creation), Lord of Leinster, Justiciar of Ireland (1130 – 20 April 1176) was an English lord notable for his leading role in the Norman invasion of Ireland.

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Richard Irvine Best

Richard Irvine Best (1872 – 25 September 1959), often known as R. I. Best, was an Irish scholar who specialised in Celtic Studies.

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Robert Atkinson (philologist)

Robert Atkinson (1839–1908) was an Anglo-Irish academic, known as a philologist and textual scholar.

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Rory O'Moore

Rory O'Moore (Ruairí Ó Mórdha) (c, 1600 – 16 February 1655), also spelt as or Roger O'Moore or O'More or Sir Roger Moore, was an Irish landowner of ancient lineage, and is most notable for being one of the four principal organizers of the Irish Rebellion of 1641.

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Rudolf Thurneysen

Eduard Rudolf Thurneysen (March 14, 1857–9 August 1940) was a Swiss linguist and Celticist.

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Stradbally

Stradbally is a town in County Laois, Ireland, located in the midlands of Ireland along the N80 road, a National Secondary Route, about from Portlaoise.

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Tailteann Games

The Tailteann Games, Tailtin Fair, Áenach Tailteann, Aonach Tailteann, Assembly of Talti, Fair of Talti or Festival of Talti were funeral games associated with the semi-legendary history of Pre-Christian Ireland.

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Táin Bó Cúailnge

Táin Bó Cúailnge ("the driving-off of cows of Cooley", commonly known as The Cattle Raid of Cooley or The Táin) is a legendary tale from early Irish literature, often considered an epic, although it is written primarily in prose rather than verse.

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Terryglass

Terryglass is a village in County Tipperary, Ireland.

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Trinity College, Dublin

Trinity College (Coláiste na Tríonóide), known in full as the College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity of Queen Elizabeth near Dublin, is a research university and the sole constituent college of the University of Dublin in Ireland.

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University College Dublin

University College Dublin (also known as UCD) (An Coláiste Ollscoile, Baile Átha Cliath (COBÁC)), formally known as University College Dublin – National University of Ireland, Dublin (An Coláiste Ollscoile, Baile Átha Cliath - Ollscoil na hÉireann, Baile Átha Cliath) is Ireland's largest university, with over 1,480 faculty and 32,000 students.

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Book of Noughaval, Book of Noughaval/Oakvale, Book of Oughaval, Book of leinster, H 2.18, Lebor Laig(h)nech, Lebor Laignech, Lebor na Nuachongbala, Lebor na Nuachongbála, MS H 2.18, The Book of Leinster.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Book_of_Leinster

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