5Slavin, Michael. The Ancient Books of Ireland. Montreal: McGill-Queen's UP, 2005. 32-34.
The lineages were described thusly: 1. Queen Keasair and her companions. 2. Partholan Cycle. 3. Nemeth and his sons, their ward with Kical and the Fomori of the Nemedian epoch. 4. The Fir-bolgic cycle. 5. The Irish gods who conquered the Fir-bolgs, including the Tuatha de Dannan. 6. The Mileian invasion. 7. Disconnected tales of local heroes who fill the space between the divine period and the heroic. 8. Heroic cycles, Fenian and Ossian. (O'Grady, Standish. Early Bardic Literature. London: Sampson Low, Searle, Marston & Rivington, 1879. 15-16.)