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Dallán Forgaill [Dallan]locked

(fl. 597)
  • T. M. Charles-Edwards

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Dallán Forgaill [Dallan] (fl. 597), poet, mourned the death of St Columba (Colum Cille), founder of the monastic community of Iona, in one of the earliest surviving poems in Irish, the Amra Choluim Chille ('The wonders of Colum Cille'). The patron for whom the poem was composed was probably ...

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S. Mac Airt & G. Mac Niocaill, eds., (1983)