Cles Con Culainn‘The feats of Cú Chulainn’

  • Ulster Cycle
A repertory of Cú Chulainn's feats, similar to that contained in Scéla Conchobuir meic Nessa. Such lists are also found in Táin bó Cúailnge, Fled Bricrenn, Tochmarc Emire and Síaburcharpat Con Culaind.(1)n. 1 Vernam Hull, ‘Cú Chulainn’s feats’, Journal of Celtic Studies 2 (1953–1958).
Cles Con Culainn
‘The feats of Cú Chulainn’
This title is a modern invention which may be unique to the present catalogue. No title is assigned to it in the manuscript.


Ulster Cycle

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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)
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Cf. Foglaim Con Culainn



Vernam Hull, ‘Cú Chulainn’s feats’, Journal of Celtic Studies 2 (1953–1958).

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[ed.] [tr.] Hull, Vernam, “Cú Chulainn’s feats”, Journal of Celtic Studies 2 (1953–1958): 43–44.
Patrick Brown,Dennis Groenewegen
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