Ó Corráin, Donnchadh





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Ó Corráin, Donnchadh, “Creating the past: the early Irish genealogical tradition [Carroll Lecture 1992]”, Peritia 12 (1998): 177–208.

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Article
“Creating the past: the early Irish genealogical tradition”
[additional details: Carroll Lecture 1992]
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Volume
12
Pages
177–208
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First edition or printing
Ó Corráin, Donnchadh, “Creating the past: the early Irish genealogical tradition [Carroll lecture 1992]”, Chronicon 1 (1997): 2: 1–32. URL: <http://xml.ucc.ie/chronicon/ocorrfra.htm>. 
abstract:
Traditionally Irish early medieval genealogies were seen as the product of oral tradition, recorded at an early period by monastic writers. This is mistaken. No doubt there was an oral genealogical knowledge, but the genealogical record is modelled on the Old Testament genealogies.
Subjects and topics
Headings
Irish genealogies early medieval Ireland
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History, society and culture
Agents
Fir Maige FéneFir Maige Féne

Irish dynasty and kingdom (also Caílle) that ultimately gave its name to the Anglo-Norman cantred of Fermoy, Co. Cork.


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Uí ChúscraidUi Chúscraid

A dynastic branch of the Fir Maige Féne al. Dál Moga Ruith.


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Keywords
orality
Contributors
C. A., Dennis Groenewegen
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