Morann, Morand

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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.

See also: Noíndiu Noíbrethach
Noíndiu (var. Noínniu, Noídiu) Noíbrethach
‘Infant (?) of nine judgments’, obscure figure given as one of three persons (the others being Morann and Aí mac Olloman) who spoke directly after birth. Noíndiu is said to have uttered nine maxims about the responsibilites of mothers.

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