Heremon "Of The Horses", 2nd High King of Ireland is your 54th great grandfather.

Started by Private User on Sunday, January 16, 2011

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Private User
1/16/2011 at 8:47 AM

How mythical is this person?

How is it possible I go back 55 generations???

<giggling curator>

Private User
1/16/2011 at 8:51 AM

It is a very nice bit of Irish literature
Lebor Gabála Érenn: The Book of Invasions
§65-95: The Milesians

Private User
1/16/2011 at 8:53 AM

It's online here:

http://www.maryjones.us/ctexts/leborgabala.html

Cool, I'm going to add to the profile. Thanks Annemarie!

Private User
1/16/2011 at 9:03 AM

Ireland IS mythical , there are so many stories like this , just check it our online , Google books will give a good result too.

1/16/2011 at 2:43 PM

55 Generations is only 1100 years (55 * 20) , that takes you to 910 ad.

of course http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/generation defines a generation as 30 years (55 * 30) or 1650 yeras, that takes use to the year 360 ad.

Yhere are pleanty of profiles that are older than that.

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