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Mac Líacc ... Muirchertach
  • d.. 1014 / 1016 (AU)
  • Irish poets
Middle Irish poet, who is described as 'chief poet of Ireland' (ard-ollamh Érenn) in the Annals of Ulster; becomes the subject of a body of later medieval Irish literature.
See also references for related subjects.
Smith, Peter J., “Muirchertach (d. 1014/1016)”, Oxford dictionary of national biography, Online: Oxford University Press. URL: <http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/17681>.
Meyer, Kuno [ed.], “Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften: Mac Liacs Schildlied”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 8 (1912): 227–229.
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Meyer, Kuno [ed.], “Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften: Mac Liacs Totenklage um Tadg úa Cellaig”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 8 (1912): 229–231.
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Meyer, Kuno [ed.], “Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften: Incipit do dūanaib sochair clainne Ceallaig dorinni Mac Līag et alii poete do Thadg catha Brīain”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 8 (1912): 225–227.
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Meyer, Kuno [ed.], “Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften: Mac Līac .cc.”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 8 (1912): 222–225.
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Meyer, Kuno [ed.], “Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften: Zweigespräch zwischen Mac Liac und Irard Mac Coisse”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 8 (1912): 218–222.
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Poem of eight quatrains on the twelve sons of Cennétig (Brian Bóruma's father), king of the Dál Cais.
  • MAC LÍACC ... MUIRCHERTACH (ascr.)
  • Middle Irish
  • Early Irish poetry
  • Cennétig mac Lorcáin
  • Brian Bóruma
  • Mathgamain mac Cennétig
Dinnshenchas Érenn A, Dinnshenchas Érenn C
Dinnshenchas poem on Carn Conaill
  • MAC LÍACC ... MUIRCHERTACH (ascr.)
  • Middle Irish
  • Dinnshenchas
  • Early Irish poetry
  • Dinnshenchas Érenn
  • Carn Conaill
A single quatrain preserved in a genealogical tract in the Book of Ballymote and here attributed to Mac Liag.
  • MAC LÍACC ... MUIRCHERTACH (ascr.)
  • Middle Irish
  • Early Irish poetry
Poem of 47 quatrains. The speaker of the poem is Mac Líacc, poet to Brian Bóruma, who describes his journey from Limerick to the residence of Tadg Úa Cellaig, king of Uí Maine, with whom he is accustomed to spend the other half of the year. Tadg is one of the chieftains who died fighting on Brian’s side in the Battle of Clontarf in 1014.
  • MAC LÍACC ... MUIRCHERTACH (ascr.)
  • Early Modern Irish
  • Early Irish poetry
  • Mac Líacc ... Muirchertach
  • battle of Clontarf
  • Úa Cellaig (Tadg)
  • GILLA CÓEMÁIN (ascr.)
  • MAC LÍACC ... MUIRCHERTACH (ascr.)
  • Early Modern Irish
  • Classical Irish poetry
  • MAC LÍACC ... MUIRCHERTACH (ascr.)
  • Middle Irish
  • Early Irish poetry
  • MAC LÍACC ... MUIRCHERTACH (ascr.)
  • Middle Irish
  • Early Irish poetry
  • MAC LÍACC ... MUIRCHERTACH (ascr.)
  • Middle Irish
  • Early Irish poetry
Elegiac poem lamenting the desolation of Kincora (Co. Clare), Brian Bóruma's seat, after the Battle of Clontarf.
  • MAC LÍACC ... MUIRCHERTACH (ascr.)
  • Modern Irish
  • Irish poetry
  • MAC LÍACC ... MUIRCHERTACH (ascr.)
  • Middle Irish
  • Early Irish poetry
Poem of 47 quatrains. The speaker of the poem is Mac Líacc, poet to Brian Bóruma, who describes his journey from Limerick to the residence of Tadg Úa Cellaig, king of Uí Maine, with whom he is accustomed to spend the other half of the year. Tadg is one of the chieftains who died fighting on Brian’s side in the Battle of Clontarf in 1014.
  • MAC LÍACC ... MUIRCHERTACH (ascr.)
  • Early Modern Irish
  • Early Irish poetry
  • Mac Líacc ... Muirchertach
  • battle of Clontarf
  • Úa Cellaig (Tadg)
Dialogue poem between Mac Líacc and Urard mac Coise.
  • Irish language
  • Early Irish poetry
  • Mac Líacc ... Muirchertach
  • Urard mac Coise
Short Irish prose tale about three poets of Connacht, Mac Liac, Mac Coise and Flann mac Lonáin. The text occurs in the Yellow Book of Lecan by way of a preface to the verse Dinnshenchas of Slíab nEchtga II attr. to Flann and follows another prose introduction about and poem attributed to Flann (Bó bithblicht meic Lonán).
  • Irish language
  • Medieval Irish literature about poets
  • Mac Líacc ... Muirchertach
  • Urard mac Coise
  • Flann mac Lonáin