Compert Con Culainn‘The conception and birth of Cú Chulainn’
- Old Irish
- Ulster Cycle, remscéla to Táin bó Cúailnge
- Cín Dromma Snechtai [s.viii / s. xin] Lost. This manuscript source is so identified by reviser H of the Lebor na hUidre (a Libur Dromma Snechta).n. 1 Tomás Ó Concheanainn, ‘The textual tradition of Compert Con Culainn’, Celtica 21 (1990): 441.
- Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 E 25 (1229) = Lebor na hUidre [s. xi/xii] ff. 128a–128bEarliest manuscript version, but with an ending which differs from that in the later copies of version 1. What follows is a "fragment of a sequel written over an erasure by the reviser (H) of the manuscript".n. 2 Tomás Ó Concheanainn, ‘The textual tradition of Compert Con Culainn’, Celtica 21 (1990): 441.
- London, British Library, MS Egerton 88 [c. 1564]ff. 12vb–13rbHere entitled Gineamain Chonculainn.
- Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 N 10 (Betham 145, 967) = Book of Ballycummin [s. xvi]pp. 62–63.No title heading.
- Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1363 4, pp. 40-53 [s. xv]pp. 46–47
- London, British Library, MS Egerton 1782 [1516-1518]ff. 78v–80rBoth versions.
- Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS D iv 2 (992) [s. xv]ff. 46rb–47vBoth versions.
- Dublin, National Library of Ireland, MS G 7 (Phillipps 9748) [s. xvi]cols 7–9
Version 2, “which is ultimately derived from the composite text in LU” (Ó Concheanainn).n. 3 Tomás Ó Concheanainn, ‘The textual tradition of Compert Con Culainn’, Celtica 21 (1990): 455.
- Old Irish
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