Cath Crinna‘The battle of Crinna’
- Middle Irish
- prose, prosimetrum
- Cycles of the Kings, Finn Cycle
- Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1339 (H 2. 18) = Book of Leinster [s. xii2]pp. 328f–329aEarly version incorporated among genealogical matters = CGH pp. 403-405
- Chatsworth (Derbyshire), Book of Lismore = Book of Lismore (Leabhar Leasa Móir) [s. xv]ff. 163ra–165rbThe version known from the edition in Silva Gadelica.
- Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 E 29 pp. 17-216 = Book of Fermoy ‘proper’ [s. xiv / s. xv]pp. 29a–35aA different version that omits some poems while offering others.
- Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1337 19, pp. 565–628 [s. xvi (?)]p. 609Glosses
- Middle Irish
- “The extant version of the story is late Middle Irish, but a forerunner may originally have been composed in the eighth century in the aftermath of this disaster” (Charles-Edwards).(1)n. 1 T. M. Charles-Edwards, Early Christian Ireland (2000): 551.
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