Cath Maige Rath (second recension)‘The battle of Mag Rath’
- Late Middle Irish, Early Modern Irish
- Cycles of the Kings
- Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1318 6, cols 281-344 = Section of YBLcols 281–310Version edited by John O'Donovan. The first page is illegible and a folio is missing.
- Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1339 pp. 377–410 = Supplement to the Book of Leinster [c. s. xvi]pp. 409–410Fragment only.
- Late Middle Irish Early Modern Irish
- Myles Dillon (Éigse 7: 201) suggests that the longer recension is “in late Middle Irish, perhaps of the late thirteenth or even of the fourteenth century” and that “the verse is probably earlier than the prose”.
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