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'''Imram''' (The Death of [[Saint Brendan]]) is a poem written by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and published in ''Time and Tide'' in December [[1955]].  
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'''Imram''' (The Death of [[Saint Brendan]]) is a poem written by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and published in ''[[Time and Tide (3 December 1955)|Time and Tide]]'' on [[3 December]] [[1955]].<ref>{{CG|C}}, p. 480</ref>
  
 
The title is Irish for "voyage"; ''Imrama'' were Celtic tales about Irish explorers who sought the Land of Promise in the Atlantic.
 
The title is Irish for "voyage"; ''Imrama'' were Celtic tales about Irish explorers who sought the Land of Promise in the Atlantic.
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==See also==
 
==See also==
 
* [[Index:Poems by J.R.R. Tolkien|Poems by J.R.R. Tolkien]]
 
* [[Index:Poems by J.R.R. Tolkien|Poems by J.R.R. Tolkien]]
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[[Category:Poems by J.R.R. Tolkien]]
 
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Latest revision as of 22:20, 25 May 2013

Imram (The Death of Saint Brendan) is a poem written by J.R.R. Tolkien and published in Time and Tide on 3 December 1955.[1]

The title is Irish for "voyage"; Imrama were Celtic tales about Irish explorers who sought the Land of Promise in the Atlantic.

A version of the poem appeared as part of "The Notion Club Papers" within Sauron Defeated; the original version was also provided among the commentaries.[2]

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  1. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 480
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Sauron Defeated, "Part Two: The Notion Club Papers Part Two: Note on 'The Death of Saint Brendan' with the text of the published form 'Imram'"