Cáin Adamnáin

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St Adomnán (c. 624—704) abbot of Iona and writer


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(Law of Adamnán),

also called lex innocentium (law of the innocents), was promulgated by Adamnán, ninth abbot of Iona, at a synod held at Birr in 697. It deals with war crimes against women, children, and clerics.


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