Acallam na senórach‘The dialogue of the ancients’
- Middle Irish
- prose, verse
- Finn Cycle
Five manuscript witnesses:
- Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Laud Misc. 610 ff. 59–72 and ff. 123–146 = part of the Book of the White Earl [c. s. xv1] ff. 123r–146rbeginning: ‘Fer Muman andes ⁊ ro boí ac denam tshelga laithi naen annso’Incomplete, due in part to chasms in the manuscript and due in part to omission. The six fragments correspond approximately to lines 2044-2235, 2401-3520, 3723-3909, 4079-7355, 7399-7546, 7597-7986 of Stokes' edition.
- Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Rawlinson B 487 [s. xv + s. xvii] ff. 12ra–52vbFour fragments.
- Chatsworth (Derbyshire), Book of Lismore [s. xv] ff. 159–197Ten fragments.
- Dublin, University College, MS Franciscan A 4 [s. xv-xvi(?)]
- Dublin, University College, MS Franciscan A 20 (a) [s. xvii1]
- Middle Irish
- late Middle Irish (or very early Classical Irish)
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