Texts

Caithréim Cellaig (also Beatha Cheallaig)‘The martial career of Cellach’

  • Middle Irish
  • Cycles of the Kings

Classification

Cycles of the Kings

Subjects

Cellach of KillalaCellach of Killala
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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 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.] Mulchrone, Kathleen [ed.], Caithréim Cellaig, Mediaeval and Modern Irish Series 24, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1971.
Based on YBL and Leabhar Breac.
[ed.] Mulchrone, Kathleen [Caitilín Ní Mhaolchróin, ed.], Caithréim Cellaig, Mediaeval and Modern Irish Series 4, Dublin: Stationery Office, 1933.  
comments: Cf. Mulchrone (1971), which reprints the present edition from YBL and additionally offers the text from Leabhar Breac.
National Library of Scotland – scanned copy with notes by Angus Matheson: <link>
Based on YBL.
[ed.] O'Grady, Standish Hayes, Silva Gadelica (I–XXXI): a collection of tales in Irish, vol. 1: Irish text, London: Williams & Norgate, 1892.
Digitale-sammlungen.de: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive – originally from Google Books: <link>, <link> CELT – various: <link>, <link>, <link>, <link>, <link>, <link>
49–65
[tr.] O'Grady, Standish Hayes, Silva Gadelica (I–XXXI): a collection of tales in Irish, vol. 2: translation and notes, London: Williams & Norgate, 1892.
Digitale-sammlungen.de: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
50–69; 554ff (notes and corrections);

Secondary sources (select)

Herbert, Máire, “Caithréim Cellaig: some literary and historical considerations”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 49–50 (1997): 320–333.
Ó Concheanainn, Tomás, “Córas briathartha Betha Chellaig”, Éigse 10 (1961–1963): 49–64.
Ó Concheanainn, Tomás, “Nótái ar an Idirthéacs i mBeatha Cheallaig”, Éigse 11 (1964–1966): 35–38.
Ó Concheanainn, Tomás, “Dáta Leagain LB de Bheatha Cheallaigh”, Éigse 11 (1964–1966): 189–195.
Dillon, Myles, “The verbal system of Caithréim Cellaig”, Revue des Études Indo-européennes 1 (1938): 45–60.
Gallica: <link>
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