13058.
Bhreathnach (Edel) (ed.): The kingship and landscape of Tara / Edel Bhreathnach, editor.
Dublin: Four Courts Press for The Discovery Programme, 2005. xxi + 536 pp.
Rev. by
Denis Casey, in Early Medieval Europe 17/3 (Aug., 2009), pp. 344-347.
Bart Jaski, in Peritia 20 (2008), pp. 387-394.

Classifications:

13059.
Doherty (Charles): Kingship in early Ireland.
In Kingship and landscape of Tara (2005), pp. 3–31.

13060.
Carey (John): Tara and the supernatural.
In Kingship and landscape of Tara (2005), pp. 32–48.

13061.
Bhreathnach (Edel): Níell cáich úa Néill nasctar géill: the political context of Baile Chuinn Chétchathaig.
In Kingship and landscape of Tara (2005), pp. 49–68.

13062.
Murray (Kevin): The manuscript tradition of Baile Chuinn Chétchathaig and its relationship with Baile in scáil.
In Kingship and landscape of Tara (2005), pp. 69–72.

13063.
Bhreathnach (Edel), Murray (Kevin): Baile Chuinn Chétchathaig: edition.
In Kingship and landscape of Tara (2005), pp. 73–94.
From 23 N 10 and Egerton 88; diplomatic and normalised texts, English translation, textual notes (MS facsimiles in pp. 330-332).

13064.
Bhreathnach (Edel): The Airgíalla charter poem: the political context.
In Kingship and landscape of Tara (2005), pp. 95–123.

13065.
Charles-Edwards (T. M.): The Airgíalla charter poem: the legal content.
In Kingship and landscape of Tara (2005), pp. 100–123.
Analyses the structure of the poem and discusses the customary rights and dues of the Uí Néill and the Airgíalla as expounded in the text. Includes a list of terms for royal rights and privileges based on 8th and 9th c. sources, with references.

13066.
Bhreathnach (Edel), Murray (Kevin): The Airgíalla charter poem: edition.
In Kingship and landscape of Tara (2005), pp. 124–158.
Ar-síasair coimdiu Tailten suidi coimdemmar. From NLI G7; diplomatic and normalised texts, English translation, textual notes (MS facsimile in pp. 333-335).

In Appendix: A eolcha in domhoin duanaig. Diplomatic text from RIA B iv 2.

13067.
Byrne (Paul), Mac Shamhráin (Ailbhe): Kings named in Baile Chuinn Chétchathaig and the Airgíalla charter poem.
In Kingship and landscape of Tara (2005), pp. 159–224.
Provides a set of biographical entries for the historical and pseudo-historical individuals named in each of these texts.

13068.
Connon (Anne): A prosopography of the early queens of Tara.
In Kingship and landscape of Tara (2005), pp. 225–327.
A collection of biographical entries on queens associated with the kings of Tara listed in Baile Chuinn Chétchathaig and some of the dynasts named in the Airgíalla charter poem.

13069.
Newman (Conor): Re-composing the archaeological landscape of Tara.
In Kingship and landscape of Tara (2005), pp. 361–409.

13070.
Bhreathnach (Edel): The medieval kingdom of Brega.
In Kingship and landscape of Tara (2005), pp. 410–422.

13071.
Mac Giolla Easpaig (Dónall): The significance and etymology of the placename Temair.
In Kingship and landscape of Tara (2005), pp. 423–448.
Reviews the various traditional and modern etymologies of Temair, and suggests a derivation from PIE *tem-r-is ‘cut-off, demarcated area’ (cf. PIE *tem- ‘to cut’). Includes a discussion of the corpus Temair-names attested throughout Ireland.

13072.
Ó Muraíle (Nollaig): Temair/Tara and other places of the name.
In Kingship and landscape of Tara (2005), pp. 449–477.
A catalogue of attestations of the name Temair (1) in early sources and (2) in currently extant placenames.