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Cath Maige Macha‘The battle of Mag Macha’

  • Cycles of the Kings
An account included in the Fragmentary annals of Ireland, s.a. 860. It is § 279 in Radner's edition of the annals.
Title
Cath Maige Macha
‘The battle of Mag Macha’
This is the title assigned to it by Dan. M. Wiley.(1)n. 1 Dan M. Wiley, ‘An introduction to the early Irish king tales’ in Essays on the early Irish king tales... (2008): 58.
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Cycles of the Kings

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Notes

Dan M. Wiley, ‘An introduction to the early Irish king tales’ in Essays on the early Irish king tales... (2008): 58.

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[ed.] [tr.] Radner, Joan N. [ed. and tr.], Fragmentary annals of Ireland, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1978.
CELT – edition (2–182),: <link> CELT – translation (3–183): <link> CELT – introduction (vii–ix): <link>
110–111 (§ 279).
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