Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 3315
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Wong , Donna.
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  • Title: Water-Births: Murder, Mystery and Medb Lethderg [the author argues that the many stories of Eithne and her son, Furbaide (cut from her side after she has died or been murdered), descended from tales in which lakes burst out from rivers; in the appendix the author summarizes the circumstances of Furbaide's birth from the "Cóir Anmann," "Cath Boinde," "Metrical Dindshenchas," "Rennes Dindshenchas," and "Bodleian Dinnshenchas"].
  • Source: Études Celtiques 32, ( 1996): Pages 233 - 241.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Caesarean Birth Dindshenchas Erenn, Middle Irish Collection of Toponymic Lore Eithne, Mother of Furbaide Ireland Irish Literature Murder
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 9- 10- 11- 12
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  • Author's Affiliation: Harvard University
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  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 03731928
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