7th Century C.E.

Tain Bo Cuailnge mural

Táin Bó Cúailnge is composed in Ireland

Táin Bó Cúailnge, commonly known as The Cattle Raid of Cooley or The Táin), is an epic from early Irish literature which is often called “The Irish Iliad.” The Táin has had an enormous influence on Irish literature and culture. It is often considered Ireland’s national epic.