Athirne and Amairgen

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Athirne and Amairgen

    Athirne and Amairgen

    • Middle Irish
    • prose
    • Medieval Irish literature about poets, Ulster Cycle
    Initial words (prose)
    • BAÍ goba amra i nUltaib
    Language
    • Middle Irish
    Form
    prose (primary)
    Textual relationships
    A shorter version of the tale is told in Sanas Cormaic, s.v. ‘Greth’.

    Classification

    Medieval Irish literature about poets Ulster Cycle

    Subject tags

     Amairgen mac Eccit  Eccet Salach  Athirne  Greth
    • 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.

    [dipl. ed.] Best, Richard Irvine, Osborn Bergin, M. A. O'Brien, and Anne O'Sullivan (eds.), The Book of Leinster, formerly Lebar na Núachongbála, 6 vols, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1954–1983.
    CELT – 1-260: <link> CELT – 400-470 (excl. Táin bó Cúailnge): <link> CELT – 471-638 and 663 (excl. Dinnshenchas Érenn): <link> CELT – 761-781 and 785-841 (excl. Dinnshenchas Érenn and Togail Troí): <link> CELT – 1119-1192 and 1202-1325 (excl. Esnada tige Buchet and Fingal Rónáin ): <link>
    [ed.] Best, R. I. [ed.], “Amairgen son of Ecet Salach”, in: Fraser, J., P. Grosjean, and J. G. O'Keeffe (eds.), Irish texts, fasciculus I, London, 1931. 32–34 + fasc. V: 100 (corrigenda).
    Celtic Digital Initiative – PDF: <link>
    [tr.] Carey, John [tr.], “[Various contributions]”, in: Koch, John T., and John Carey (eds.), The Celtic Heroic Age. Literary sources for ancient Celtic Europe and early Ireland & Wales, Celtic Studies Publications 1, 4th ed. (1995), Aberystwyth: Celtic Studies Publications, 2003. [Various].
    § 76

    Queried results

    if available
    Mulligan, Amy C., “‘The satire of the poet is a pregnancy’: pregnant poets, body metaphors, and cultural production in medieval Ireland”, Journal of English and Germanic Philology 108:4 (October, 2009): 481–505.
    Carey, John [tr.], “[Various contributions]”, in: Koch, John T., and John Carey (eds.), The Celtic Heroic Age. Literary sources for ancient Celtic Europe and early Ireland & Wales, Celtic Studies Publications 1, 4th ed. (1995), Aberystwyth: Celtic Studies Publications, 2003. [Various].
    Best, Richard Irvine, Osborn Bergin, M. A. O'Brien, and Anne O'Sullivan (eds.), The Book of Leinster, formerly Lebar na Núachongbála, 6 vols, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1954–1983.
    CELT – 1-260: <link> CELT – 400-470 (excl. Táin bó Cúailnge): <link> CELT – 471-638 and 663 (excl. Dinnshenchas Érenn): <link> CELT – 761-781 and 785-841 (excl. Dinnshenchas Érenn and Togail Troí): <link> CELT – 1119-1192 and 1202-1325 (excl. Esnada tige Buchet and Fingal Rónáin ): <link>
    Best, R. I. [ed.], “Amairgen son of Ecet Salach”, in: Fraser, J., P. Grosjean, and J. G. O'Keeffe (eds.), Irish texts, fasciculus I, London, 1931. 32–34 + fasc. V: 100 (corrigenda).
    Celtic Digital Initiative – PDF: <link>

    web page identifiers

    page name: Athirne and Amairgen
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