Comlond Diarmata meic Cerbaill fri Ruadán‘Díarmait mac Cerbaill's contention with Ruadán’

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Cycles of the Kings


Díarmait mac CerbaillDíarmait mac Cerbaill (supp. d. 565) – high-king of Ireland
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Ruadán of LorrhaRuadán of Lorrha / Ruadán mac Fergusa Birn (d. 584) (ass. time-frame: Díarmait mac Cerbaill) – Ruadán mac Fergusa Birn, patron saint of Lothra (Lorrha, Co. North Tipperary)
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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.

Wiley, Dan M. [ed.], “An edition of Aided Diarmata meic Cerbaill from the Book of Uí Maine”, Cambridge, MA, unpublished PhD thesis: Harvard University, 2000.
205–210 A new edition, with translation, by Wiley is forthcoming.

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Wiley, Dan M., “An introduction to the early Irish king tales”, in: Wiley, Dan M. [ed.], Essays on the early Irish king tales, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2008. 13–67.
Dennis Groenewegen
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