|Husband:||Niul + (2115- )|
|Wife:||Scota + (2110- )|
|Children:||Goadhal Glas + (1571- )|
|Father:||Fenius + (2131- )|
|Occupation||Prince of Scythia|
|Title||Prince of Scythia|
|Name:||Goadhal Glas +|
Niul, after his father returned to Scythia, continued some time at Å“othena, teaching the languages and otehr laudable sciences, until upon report of his great learning he was invited into Egypt by Pharaoh, the King; who gave him the land of Campus Cyrunt, near the Red Sea to inhabit, and his daughter Scota in marriage; from whom their posterity are ever since called Scots; but, according to some annalists, the name "Scots" is derived from the word Scythia.
It was this Niul that employed Gaodhal [Gael], son of Ethor, a learned and skilful man, to compose or rather refine and adorn the language, called Bearla Tobbai, which was common to all Niul's posterity, and afterwards called Gaodhilg (or Gaelic), from the said Gaodhal who composed or refined it; and for his sake also Niul called his own eldest son "Gaodhal." [The following is a translation of an extract from the derivation of this proper name, as given in Halliday's Vol. of Keating's Irish History, page 230:
"Antiquaries assert that the name of Gaodhal is from the compound word formed of 'gaoith' and 'dil,' which means a lover of learning; for, 'gaoith' is the same as wisdom or learning, adn 'dil' is the same as loving or fond."]
Part II of Irish Pedigrees, or The origin and stem of the Irish nation, by John O'Hart, published 1892, pages 44-55
there is a possiblity that this is the same Scota that married Milesius, but there are many questions on this issue.
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