Líadain

  • supp. fl. 7th century
  • Irish poets
a professional female poet (ban-éices) of the Corcu Duibne in the tragic love story known as Comrac Líadaine ocus Cuirithir.
See also: Cuirithir mac DoborchonCuirithir mac Doborchon
(supp. fl. 7th century)
A professional poet (éices) of the Connachta in the tragic love story known as Comrac Líadaine ocus Cuirithir.
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Cummíne FotaCummíne Fota
(fl. 7th century)
early Irish saint, patron of Clonfert (Clúain Fertae)
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See also references for related subjects.
Callan, Maeve, “Líadain’s Lament, Darerca’s Life, and Íte’s Ísucán: evidence for nuns’ literacies in early Ireland”, in: Blanton, Virginia, Veronica O'Mara, and Patricia Stoop (eds), Nuns’ literacies in medieval Europe: the Kansas City dialogue, Medieval Women: Texts and Contexts 27, Turnhout: Brepols, 2015. xlv + 415 pp. 209–227.