The Martyrology of Gorman
Edited from a MS in the Royal Library, Brussels

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 •  9781870252683

A late twelfth-century metrical text, the Félire Húi Gormán, transcribed about 1630 by Michael O'Cleary. The edition gives the original Middle-Irish from Brussels, Royal Library, MS 5100-5104, with an English translation, notes a glossary, and full indices. About 3450 people are commemorated in the martyrology, which is taken to be the product of a reform movement led by St Malachy, aiming among other things at harmonizing the Irish calendar more closely with that of the rest of the Western Church.

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