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Subject: Re: Immacallam 69
From: Francine Nicholson <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Scholars and students of Old Irish <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Wed, 14 Aug 2002 17:30:12 -0400
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>From: Dennis King <[log in to unmask]>
>Perhaps 'folt feda' was intended as 'hair of an Ogham letter',
>a reference to the many short parallel lines that 'grow' from
>the stem line like hair?
>
>This image might provide an alternate interpretation of
>the additional line 'for brosna(igib) brige' = on the
>bundled firewood/twigs of strength.  That is, each Ogham
>letter with its many 'bundled' lines could be likened to
>a bundle of sticks.

Question: have any medieval Irish weapons been found having several heads
with pointed tips?

Francine Nicholson


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