Texts

    Cath Ruis na Ríg

    • Middle Irish
    • prose
    • Ulster Cycle
    Manuscripts
    Book of Leinster recension
    Other versions
    Language
    • Middle Irish
    Date
    Uáitéar Mac Gearailt dates the LL version to “possibly mid-way through the second half of the twelfth century” (1991: 129).
    Form
    prose (primary)
    verse (secondary)

    Classification

    Ulster Cycle

    Subject tags

    Cú ChulainnCú Chulainn – Young Ulster hero and chief character of Táin bó Cuailnge and other tales of the Ulster Cycle; son of Súaltam or Lug and Deichtire (sister to Conchobor); husband of Emer (ingen Forgaill)
    See more
     Ros na Ríg on the Boyne

    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.

    [dipl. ed.] Best, Richard Irvine, and M. A. O'Brien, The Book of Leinster, formerly Lebar na Núachongbála, vol. 4, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1965.
    CELT – pp. 761-781 and 785-841: <link>
    761–779 (lines 22627–23283) Diplomatic edition of the text in LL. direct link
    [ed.] [tr.] Hogan, Edmund [ed. and tr.], Cath Ruis na Ríg for Bóinn, Todd Lecture Series 4, Dublin, 1892.
    Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
    Contributors
    Patrick Brown,Dennis Groenewegen
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