Aided Derbforgaill

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Aided Derbforgaill

    Aided Derbforgaill‘The violent death of Derbforgaill’

    • Early Irish
    • prose, verse, prosimetrum
    • Ulster Cycle
    Language
    • Early Irish
    Form
    prose, verse, prosimetrum (primary)

    Classification

    Ulster Cycle

    Subject tags

    Cú ChulainnCú Chulainn – Young Ulster hero and chief character of Táin bó Cuailnge and other tales of the Ulster Cycle; son of Súaltam or Lug and Deichtire (sister to Conchobor); husband of Emer (ingen Forgaill)
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    Lugaid Ríab nDergLugaid Ríab nDerg – legendary high-king of Ireland; said to have been born out of an incestuous relationship between the three Findemna (sons of Eochaid Feidlech) and their sister Clothru
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    Derbforgaill [daughter of the king of Lochlann]Derbforgaill ... daughter of the king of Lochlann
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    • Sources

    Primary sources
    Text editions and/or modern translations – in whole or in part – along with publications containing additions and corrections, if known. Diplomatic editions, facsimiles and digital image reproductions of the manuscripts are not always listed here but may be found in the entry for the relevant manuscript.

    [ed.] [tr.] Ingridsdotter, Kicki [ed. and tr.], “Aided Derbforgaill ‘The violent death of Derbforgaill’: a critical edition with introduction, translation and textual notes”, PhD dissertation: Uppsala University, 2009. http://uu.diva-portal.org/smash/record.jsf?searchId=2&pid=diva2:213892.
    [ed.] [tr.] Marstrander, Carl [ed. and tr.], “The deaths of Lugaid and Derbforgaill”, Ériu 5 (1911): 201–218.
    CELT – edition: <link>
    Edited from LL and variants.
    [add.] Meyer, Kuno, “Addendum ad p. 208 sq.”, Ériu 5 (1911): 252.
    [ed.] Best, Richard Irvine, and M. A. O'Brien, The Book of Leinster, formerly Lebar na Núachongbála, vol. 2, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1956.
    CELT – pp. 400-470: <link>
    463–466 direct link
    [tr.] Ní Dhonnchadha, Máirín [ed.], “Gormlaith and her sisters, c. 750-1800”, in: Bourke, Angela (et al., eds), The Field Day anthology of Irish writing, vol. IV: Irish women's writing and traditions, Cork: Cork University Press, 2002. 166–249.
    204–206
    [tr.] Zimmer, Heinrich, “Keltische Beiträge I: Germanen, germanische Lehnwörter und germanische Sagenelemente in der alteste Überlieferung der irischen Heldensage”, Zeitschrift für deutsches Alterthum und deutsche Litteratur 32 (1888): 196–334.
    Digizeitschriften.de: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
    217–219. Translation of the prose in LL.

    Secondary sources

    Thurneysen, Rudolf, Die irische Helden- und Königsage bis zum siebzehnten Jahrhundert, Halle: Niemeyer, 1921.
    Internet Archive: <link>
    426–428

    Queried results

    if available
    Eska, Charlene M., “The mutilation of Derbforgaill”, in: Tracy, Larissa, and Kelly DeVries (eds), Wounds and wound repair in medieval culture, Explorations in Medieval Culture 1, Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2015. 252–266.
    Ingridsdotter, Kicki [ed. and tr.], “Aided Derbforgaill ‘The violent death of Derbforgaill’: a critical edition with introduction, translation and textual notes”, PhD dissertation: Uppsala University, 2009. http://uu.diva-portal.org/smash/record.jsf?searchId=2&pid=diva2:213892.
    Ní Dhonnchadha, Máirín [ed.], “Gormlaith and her sisters, c. 750-1800”, in: Bourke, Angela (et al., eds), The Field Day anthology of Irish writing, vol. IV: Irish women's writing and traditions, Cork: Cork University Press, 2002. 166–249.
    Best, Richard Irvine, and M. A. O'Brien, The Book of Leinster, formerly Lebar na Núachongbála, vol. 2, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1956.
    CELT – pp. 400-470: <link>
    Thurneysen, Rudolf, Die irische Helden- und Königsage bis zum siebzehnten Jahrhundert, Halle: Niemeyer, 1921.
    Internet Archive: <link>
    420–428   [2.35] “Aided (Lugdach Riab n-Derg ocus) Derbfhorgaill”
    Marstrander, Carl [ed. and tr.], “The deaths of Lugaid and Derbforgaill”, Ériu 5 (1911): 201–218.
    CELT – edition: <link>
    Meyer, Kuno, “Addendum ad p. 208 sq.”, Ériu 5 (1911): 252.
    Zimmer, Heinrich, “Keltische Beiträge I: Germanen, germanische Lehnwörter und germanische Sagenelemente in der alteste Überlieferung der irischen Heldensage”, Zeitschrift für deutsches Alterthum und deutsche Litteratur 32 (1888): 196–334.
    Digizeitschriften.de: <link> Internet Archive: <link>

    web page identifiers

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