Aided Muirchertaig meic Erca

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Aided Muirchertaig meic Erca

    Aided Muirchertaig meic Erca‘The violent death of Muirchertach mac Erca’

    • Late Middle Irish
    • Cycles of the Kings
    Manuscripts
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    Cycles of the Kings

    Subject tags

     threefold death
    Muirchertach mac MuiredaigMuirchertach mac ErcaNo short description available
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    SínSín
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    Notes

    Lil Nic Dhonnchadha, Aided Muirchertaig meic Erca (1964): ix.
    Lil Nic Dhonnchadha, Aided Muirchertaig meic Erca (1964): xix.

    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.] Nic Dhonnchadha, Lil [ed.], Aided Muirchertaig meic Erca, Mediaeval and Modern Irish Series 19, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1964.
    CELT – edition (pp. 1–73): <link>
    [em.] Ó Concheanainn, Tomás, “The act of wounding in the death of Muirchertach mac Erca”, Éigse 15:2 (Geimhreadh, 1973): 141–144.
    Offers an emendation of the crucial passage that relates the threefold death of the protagonist.
    [ed.] [tr.] Stokes, Whitley, “The death of Muirchertach mac Erca”, Revue Celtique 23 (1902): 395–437. Corrigenda: Revue Celtique 24 (1903): 349.
    Internet Archive: <link>, <link> Internet Archive – corrigenda: <link>
    [corr.] Stokes, Whitley, “The death of Muirchertach mac Erca [corrigenda]”, Revue Celtique 24 (1903): 120.
    [corr.] [add.] Stokes, Whitley, “The death of Muirchertach mac Erca [corrigenda and addenda]”, Revue Celtique 27 (1906): 202.
    Internet Archive: <link>
    [tr.] Guyonvarc'h, Christian-J. [tr.], “La mort de Muirchertach, fils d'Erc”, Annales Économies, Sociétés, Civilisations 38:5 (1983): 985–1015.
    [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.
    213ff Translation taken from Stokes, but incorporating the emendation by Tomás Ó Concheanainn.

    Rekdal, Jan Erik, “From wine in a goblet to milk in cowdung. The transformation of early Christian kings in three post-Viking tales from Ireland”, in: Steinsland, Gro, Jón Viðar Sigurðsson, Jan Erik Rekdal, and Ian Beuermann (eds.), Ideology and power in the Viking and Middle Ages: Scandinavia, Iceland, Ireland, Orkney and the Faeroes, Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2011. 211–267.
    Williams, Mark, “Lady Vengeance: a reading of Sín in Aided Muirchertaig meic Erca”, Cambrian Medieval Celtic Studies 62 (Winter, 2011): 1–32.
    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.
    Herbert, Máire, “The death of Muirchertach Mac Erca: a twelfth-century tale”, in: Josephson, Folke [ed.], Vikings and Celts: proceedings of the Fourth Symposium of Societas Celtologica Nordica, Meijerbergs arkiv fór svensk ordforskning 20, Göteborg: Styrelsen for Meijerbergs Institut vid Göteborgs Universitet, 1997. 27–39.
    Guyonvarc'h, Christian-J. [tr.], “La mort de Muirchertach, fils d'Erc”, Annales Économies, Sociétés, Civilisations 38:5 (1983): 985–1015.
    Ó Concheanainn, Tomás, “The act of wounding in the death of Muirchertach mac Erca”, Éigse 15:2 (Geimhreadh, 1973): 141–144.
    Nic Dhonnchadha, Lil [ed.], Aided Muirchertaig meic Erca, Mediaeval and Modern Irish Series 19, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1964.
    CELT – edition (pp. 1–73): <link>
    Stokes, Whitley, “The death of Muirchertach mac Erca [corrigenda and addenda]”, Revue Celtique 27 (1906): 202.
    Internet Archive: <link>
    Stokes, Whitley, “The death of Muirchertach mac Erca [corrigenda]”, Revue Celtique 24 (1903): 120.
    Stokes, Whitley, “The death of Muirchertach mac Erca”, Revue Celtique 23 (1902): 395–437. Corrigenda: Revue Celtique 24 (1903): 349.
    Internet Archive: <link>, <link> Internet Archive – corrigenda: <link>

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