By John T. Koch
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Regionally, Aed’s lineage was dominant amongst the Southern Uí Néill through the 7th century, but was eclipsed by the rival Cland Cholmáin (the children of Colmán [Már mac Diarmato, Aed’s brother]), to the west in Mide (Meath), after the death of Aed’s great-grandson Cinaed mac Írgalaig in 728. On the name Aed and related Celtic names, see Aedui and Aedán mac Gabráin . His epithet, refers to Sláine (Slane), a place central to his territory in the valley of the Boyne (Bóand ), and the place-name may be related to the Irish common adjective slán ‘whole, well, healthy’.
Two non-teaching units of the federal University of Wales are also based at Aberystwyth: Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru (The University of Wales Dictionary), which began publishing in 1950 (see dictionaries and grammars  Welsh ), and the Centre for Advanced Welsh and Celtic Studies (Canolfan Uwchefrydiau Cymreig a Cheltaidd), which was established in 1985. The modern town is situated at the mouths of the rivers Ystwyth and Rheidol, and has been occupied since the Mesolithic period (c. 6000 bc ). The oldest archaeological finds come from the foot of Pendinas hill on the coast between the Rheidol and the Ystwyth.
574–c. 603, †17 April 608) and one of the most powerful and best documented leaders in Britain or Ireland (Ériu ) in this period. He is a key fig- ure in connection with the early history of the Scottish dynasty, the Scottish church centred on Iona (Eilean Ì ), and the relations between the Gaels of Scotland (Alba ) and the Gaels of Ireland, on the one hand, and the other peoples of Britain on the other. Adomnán ’s Vita Columbae (Life of Colum Cille ) of c. 692 shows that Aedán was a Christian who had undergone an inauguration ritual on Iona at the hands of Colum Cille himself (Enright, Iona, Tara, and Soissons).