Wadden, Patrick





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Wadden, Patrick, “Brian Bóraime, the Insular Viking world, and the battle of Clontarf”, in: Duffy, Seán (ed.), Medieval Dublin XVI: proceedings of Clontarf 1014–2014: national conference marking the millennium of the Battle of Clontarf, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2017. 144–169.

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“Brian Bóraime, the Insular Viking world, and the battle of Clontarf”
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144–169
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2017
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Brian BoruBrían Bóruma (Brian Boru)
(c. 941–23 April 1014)
Brían Bóruma, Brian Bóruma
High-king of Ireland from the Dál Cais, son of Cennétig mac Lorcáin (d. 951); typically known for breaking the hegemony of the Uí Néill in Ireland; died at the battle of Clontarf (1014). He is the celebrated hero of Cogad Gáedel re Gallaib, a twelfth-century propagandistic narrative text that has helped to enhance his reputation.
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