Sinsir Osnádúrtha na nGael / Supernatural Ancestors of the Gaeil
Traidisiún an tSinsir Osnádurtha / The Tradition of the Supernatural Ancestor
The royal dynasties of the Greeks, Romans, Norse, Gauls, and more believed themselves descended from specific ancestor-gods and ancestor-goddesses.
Sinsir Osnádurtha inár dTraidisiún Féin / Supernatural Ancestors in our Own Tradition
Following a summary of these beliefs and families, this article identifies the ancestral clans, tribes, ancestor-gods, and ancestor-goddesses of a number of Gaelic finte (extended families) including the Uí Eochaidh, Mic Dhuinn Shléibhe, Uí Eidirsceoil, Uí Threasaigh, Mic Ghormáin, Uí Eadhra, Uí Ghadhra, Uí Mheachair, Uí Chinnsealaigh, Mic Mhurchadha, the galloglass families of Mic Chába and Mic Leóid, and even the gaelicized Norman family of Mic Ghearailt.
Format: dual language (side by side) Irish and English
Length: approximately 1300 words per language, 2600 words in total, on 13 pages
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