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Irish law and the wars of the Túatha Dé Danann

McLeod, N. (2011) Irish law and the wars of the Túatha Dé Danann. In: XIV International congress of Celtic studies (ICCS), 1 - 5 August 2011, Maynooth University, Ireland


Elucidates passages in Cath Maige Tuired and Lebor gabála (concerning Bres’s fitness for kingship and the threefold taking of Ireland by the sons of Míl respectively) with the aid of concepts from early Irish law. In Appendix: deogbaire ‘cupbearer’ [on the resemblance between cupbearers and magicians seen in CMT §§77-80].

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Murdoch Affiliation(s): School of Law
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