Vergil's "Aeneid" and the Irish "Imrama:" Zimmer's Theory

@article{ThrallVergilsA,
  title={Vergil's "Aeneid" and the Irish "Imrama:" Zimmer's Theory},
  author={William Flint b. Thrall},
  journal={Modern Philology},
  volume={15},
  pages={449 - 474}
}
The late Professor Zimmer's ingenious effort o show that the imram literature, which arose in Ireland in the seventh or eighth century, came into being as a result of direct imitation of the account of the adventures of Aeneas (Aeneid iii-v)' appears to have received but passing notice. Some students who have taken cognizance of the theory have apparently been somewhat skeptical as to its validity.2 The problem is of interest in connection with studies in the classical 
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