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  • Bloom assented covertly to Stephen’s rectification of the anachronism involved in assigning the date of the conversion of the Irish nation to christianity from druidism by Patrick son of Calpornus, son of Potitus, son of Odyssus, sent by pope Celestine I in the year 432 in the reign of Leary to the year 260 or thereabouts in the reign of Cormac MacArt (died 266 A.D.), suffocated by imperfect deglutition of aliment at Sletty and interred at Rossnaree.

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  • The printed version is an expensive anachronism from an earlier time.
  • The term Imperial is kept though it is now an anachronism.
    Douglas Adams  --  The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

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