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Eachtra


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The ModIr. word for ‘adventure’, the first word in the title of innumerable folk-tales, some of which are humorous and anti-heroic. Although ModIr. Eachtra is sometimes used interchangeably with the OIr. and MidIr. Echtra, the older form denotes an adventure of a specific type, often in the Otherworld.

Subjects: Religion.


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