The Boyhood Deeds of Fionn

The Boyhood Deeds of Fionn (Irish: MacgnĂ­martha Finn) is a medieval Irish narrative belonging to the Fenian Cycle of Irish mythology. As its title implies, it recounts the boyhood exploits of Fionn mac Cumhaill, the cycle's central figure. The most important manuscript is Laud 610: folio 118Rb-121Va, which is missing the ending; Kuno Meyer assigned the text to the 12th century.

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... The story begins with the death of Fionn's father Cumhal, leader of the Fianna, at the hands of Goll mac Morna ... accompany him on several adventures, including one in which he receives his nickname, Fionn (the fair the pale) ... Another famous episode recounts how Fionn inadvertently eats the Salmon of Wisdom, which would grant universal knowledge to whoever consumed it ...

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