Words and Proper Names

fintiu griain

4872.
Patterson (Nerys): Kinship law or number symbolism? Models of distributive justice in Old Irish law.
In PHCC 5 (1985), pp. 49–86.
Argues that the alignment of the distributive schemes to the system of dividing lineage and land was influenced by Christian numeric symbolism, discussing in particular the model exposed in Bechbretha.