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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. It was reprinted within [[Sauron Defeated]].
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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.  
  
The title derives from ''imrama'', Celtic tales about Irish explorers who sought the Land of Promise in the Atlantic.
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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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A version of the poem appeared as part of ''[[The Notion Club Papers]]''; the original form was also reprinted within [[Sauron Defeated]] among the commentaries.
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==

Revision as of 01:37, 2 February 2009

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

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; the original form was also reprinted within Sauron Defeated among the commentaries.

See also