SMC337H1 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Cormac Mac Airt, Niall Of The Nine Hostages, Leath Cuinn And Leath Moga

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[no distinction from the people of" and the province of"] Mac = son of o/ua/[ui plural] = descendant/grandson of. Ui neill = a royal dynasty, plural descendants of niall (noigiallach of the nine hostages) Ulster in the north, connacht in the north west, leinster in south east, munster in the south, Leth cuinn, the north half, and leth moga, the south half. Old irish roles of kingship tuath = small local kingdom/tribe/ local ppl; most important social unit of early med. Power, not a lot: foreign affairs, external affairs, calling of ppl to fight, enforcement of ecclesiastic laws. Not reflected in early legal texts, likely invented later. Widely considered only legendary, invented later, but placed in the pagan period by. Christians fir flathemon = justice of the ruler". Tecosca cormaic instructions of cormac, 9th c. The royal teaching of solomon son of david.

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