Texts

    Cath Aichli‘The battle of Aichill’

    • Early Irish
    • prose
    • Cycles of the Kings
    Prose narrative about the battle fought by Tuathal Techtmar at Aichill.
    Title
    Cath Aichli
    ‘The battle of Aichill’
    In the diplomatic edition the title Túathal Techtmar has been added.
    Language
    • Early Irish
    Form
    prose (primary)
    Textual relationships
    The title (Cath Aichle) occurs in tale list B, while tale list A lists a Forbais Aichle, which probably refers to the same tale.n. 1 “it is conceivable that this title was removed from the catha by the compiler”. Proinsias Mac Cana, The learned tales of medieval Ireland (1980): 72.

    Classification

    Cycles of the Kings

    Sources

    Notes

    “it is conceivable that this title was removed from the catha by the compiler”. Proinsias Mac Cana, The learned tales of medieval Ireland (1980): 72.

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    [ed.] [tr.] Owen, W. R. [ed. and tr.], “Tuathal Techtmar ocus ríge na hÉireann”, Journal of the Ivernian Society 7 (1914–1915): 147–155.
    [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>
    Vol. 1: 250–251. Diplomatic edition direct link
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