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Aided Chrimthaind maic Fhidaig ⁊ Trí mac Echach Muigmedóin‘The violent death of Crimthann mac Fidaig and of the three sons of Eochaid Muigmedón’

  • prose
  • Cycles of the Kings, Aideda

Classification

Cycles of the Kings

Subjects

Crimthann mac FidaigCrimthann mac Fidaig
(supp. fl. 4th century)
(time-frame ass. with Cycles of the Kings)
high-king of Ireland in Irish tradition
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Eochaid MugmedónEochaid Mugmedón
(supp. fl. late 4th century)
Eochu Mugmedón
legendary Irish king; important ancestor figure in Irish tradition as the father of Níall Noígíallach (a quo the Uí Néill), and of Ailill, Brión/Brían and Fíachra.
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Fíachra mac Echach MuigmedóinFíachra mac Echach Muigmedóin
(supp. fl. 4th/5th century)
son of Eochaid Mugmedón and Mongfind; father of Nath Í; ancestor figure of the Uí Fíachrach of Connacht.
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Ailill mac Echach MuigmedóinAilill mac Echach Muigmedóin
son of Eochaid Mugmedón
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Sources

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[ed.] [tr.] Stokes, Whitley [ed. and tr.], “The death of Crimthann son of Fidach, and the adventures of the sons of Eochaid Muigmedón”, Revue Celtique 24 (1903): 172–207, 446 (add. and corr.).
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172–189 based on YBL, with variant readings from the Book of Ballymote in footnotes.
[ed.] O'Grady, Standish Hayes, Silva Gadelica (I–XXXI): a collection of tales in Irish, vol. 1: Irish text, London: Williams & Norgate, 1892.
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330–336
[tr.] O'Grady, Standish Hayes, Silva Gadelica (I–XXXI): a collection of tales in Irish, vol. 2: translation and notes, London: Williams & Norgate, 1892.
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373–378
[tr.] Corthals, Johan, Altirische Erzählkunst, Forum Celticum: Studien zu keltischen Sprachen und Kulturen 1, Münster: Lit, 1996.
Translation into German
Contributors
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