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Texts

Cáin Fhuithirbe

  • Old Irish
  • Early Irish law texts
Manuscripts
Language
  • Old Irish
Date
c. 680 (Breatnach)
Provenance
Munster (Breatnach)

Classification

Early Irish law texts

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 entries for the relevant manuscripts. For historical purposes, early editions, transcriptions and translations are not excluded, even if their reliability does not meet modern standards.

[ed.] Binchy, D. A. [ed.], Corpus iuris Hibernici, 7 vols, vol. 3, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1978.
[ed.] Binchy, D. A. [ed.], Corpus iuris Hibernici, 7 vols, vol. 5, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1978.

Secondary sources (select)

Breatnach, Liam, “The ecclesiastical element in the Old-Irish legal tract Cáin Fhuithirbe”, Peritia 5 (1986): 36–52.
Jaski, Bart, “Reconstructing Cáin Fhuithirbe”, Utrecht University homepage, Online: Utrecht University. Old URL: <http://www2.let.uu.nl/Solis/keltisch/private/cainf-ms2003.PDF>.
Academia.edu – 2017 version, with minor revisions: <link>
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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