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date: 05 April 2020

Gilla Cóemáinlocked

(fl. 1072)
  • Peter J. Smith

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Gilla Cóemáin (fl. 1072), Gaelic poet, was one of the most important medieval Irish learned poets; his floruit derives from a reference within one of his poems, but otherwise practically nothing is known about him apart from his verse. In the last stanza of his longest poem he is called son (or grandson) of ...

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