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From: Dennis King <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Thursday, December 19, 2002 12:38 PM
Subject: Re: Aided Lugdach ocus Derbforgaille
>> .xxv. b. (25-year reign) co rod-léic féin moa chlaidiub
> (25-yr reign) left/let(?)self (with?) my sword
I'm not very familiar with annalistic abbreviations. I
assume that the the 'b.' above stands for "blíadan" (years).
Is this regularly a reference to years of reign rather than
years of age?
I was taking a stab at what the "b." abbreviation meant in the context of a
list of kings. I'm sure you are correct that it stands for "years", not