Nemed

Nemed (modern spellings: Neimheadh or Neimhidh), meaning "holy" or "privileged" is a figure of Irish mythology who features in The Book of Invasions. He was the leader of the third group of inhabitants of Ireland, the Nemedians.

Read more about Nemed:  Origins and Invasion, Achievements, Death and Legacy

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Bretha Nemed Déidenach - Overview
... Bretha Nemed Déidenach ('the last Bretha Nemed') is one of the two principal surviving remnants of the celebrated Old Irish Bretha Nemed law "school", believed to have been composed ... Another related text, Bretha Nemed Toísech (the first Bretha Nemed) is now British Library MS Nero A 7 ... Bretha Nemed Déidenach contains extracts of works concerning poets and bards, along with passages on such subjects as fosterage, sureties, pledge-interests and land law ...
Society Of Scotland In The High Middle Ages - Stratification
... Early Gaelic Society Nemed (sacred person, highest rank ) Ard rí (High King) Rí ruirech (King of overkings) Ruiri (Overking) Rí Túaithe (Local king) Flaithe (Lord, prince) Nemed non-rulers Ollam (master ... Base-Nemed) Brithem, tradesmen, harpists, etc ...
Nemed - Death and Legacy
... Nine years after arriving in Ireland, Nemed died of plague along with three thousand of his people. 207 years after Nemed's death, sixty thousand men, led by their three champions, Semul son of Iarbonel the Soothsayer, Erglan son of Beoan son of Starn, and Nemed's son Fergus Red-Side ... thirty warriors, escaped, and the last of Nemed's followers left Ireland ...
Early Irish Law - Legal Texts - Nemed Texts
... The next most fully formed is the Nemed or Bretha Nemed school, named after two of the texts it produced ...
Conand (mythology)
... He oppressed the followers of Nemed, demanding a huge tribute of their produce and children ... Eventually Nemed's people rose up and killed him, destroying his tower ... After his death, Morc, another Fomorian massacred Nemed's surviving followers ...