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  • d. 1984
  • supp. fl. early 6th century
reputed daughter of Áed Bennán mac Crimthainn, king of Munster from the Éoganachta, and wife of Fíngen mac Áedo Duib. In scholarship about her role in such tales as Aided Chúanach meic Ailchíne, she is often described as a sovereignty goddess.
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mythical judge (brithem) who is said to have given instructions of wisdom to the young king of Tara, Feradach Find Fechtnach son of Crimthann Nia Náir, after the revolt of the aithech-thúatha; besides Audacht Morainn, a number of further texts relating to wisdom and law are attributed to him.
  • s. xx / s. xxi
Moríath (alias Muiríath ‘Sea-land’), daughter of Scoríath, king of the Fir Morca in Munster, and the wife of Labraid Loingsech, high-king of Ireland from the Laigin.

Moríath ... ingen ríg mhara Grég See: Móriath [ingen ríg mhara Grég]

In the Acallam na senórach, a daughter to the ‘king of (the Sea of) the Greeks’, who gave Finn a magnificent drinking-horn called the Angalach; in one version of the text, listed as his wife.
Morna, father of Goll and founder of the Clann Morna; said in Macgnímartha Finn to be a son of Eochu Find, son of Coirpre Galach, son of Muiredach.
deity or supernatural figure in medieval Irish literature, frequently associated with war and destruction; she sometimes appears as part of a triad with Macha and the Badb; also associated with Nemain.
  • d. 1977
Welsh scholar and land surveyor
humanist scholar and collector and copier of manuscripts