Compert Con Culainn

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Compert Con Culainn

    Compert Con Culainn‘The conception and birth of Cú Chulainn’

    • Old Irish
    • Ulster Cycle, remscéla to Táin bó Cúailnge
    Manuscripts

    Version 1:

    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.
    Language
    Old Irish

    Classification

    Ulster Cycle
     remscéla to Táin bó Cúailnge

    Subject tags

     Cú Chulainn
    • Sources

    Notes

    Tomás Ó Concheanainn, ‘The textual tradition of Compert Con Culainn’, Celtica 21 (1990): 441.
    Tomás Ó Concheanainn, ‘The textual tradition of Compert Con Culainn’, Celtica 21 (1990): 441.
    Tomás Ó Concheanainn, ‘The textual tradition of Compert Con Culainn’, Celtica 21 (1990): 455.

    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 the entry for the relevant manuscript.

    [ed.] Hamel, A. G. van [ed.], Compert Con Culainn and other stories, Mediaeval and Modern Irish Series 3, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1933.
    CELT – Compert Con Culainn (1-8): <link> CELT – Aided Óenfir Aífe (9-15): <link> Internet Archive: <link>
    1–8.
    [ed.] Windisch, Ernst [ed.], Irische Texte mit Wörterbuch, 4 vols, vol. 1, Leipzig, 1880.
    Internet Archive: <link>, <link>
    134–145, 324–325 Editions from LU and Egerton 1782 direct link direct link
    [ed.] [tr.] Thurneysen, Rudolf [ed.], Zu irischen Handschriften und Litteraturdenkmälern [I], Abhandlungen der königlichen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen, Philologisch-Historische Klasse 14.2, Berlin, 1912.
    31–41, 41–48 (1) Edition, with translation into German, of the text in LU, Egerton 88, 23 N 10 and Egerton 1782; (2) Edition, with translation, of the first version from D iv 2
    [ed.] Meyer, Kuno [ed.], “Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften: Feis Tige Becḟoltaig”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 5 (1905): 500–504.
    Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
    Edition of Feis Tige Becḟoltaig, the second version from D iv 2
    [tr.] Gantz, Jeffrey [tr.], Early Irish myths and sagas, Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1981.
    130–133.
    [tr.] Draak, Maartje, and Frida de Jong (trs.), Van helden, elfen en dichters: de oudste verhalen uit Ierland, Amsterdam: Meulenhoff, 1979.
    34–36 Translation into Dutch.
    [tr.] Even, Arzel [tr.], “La conception de Cuchulainn”, Ogam: tradition celtique 4 (1952): 273–276.
    [tr.] Even, Arzel [tr.], “La conception de Cuchulainn, selon le Libur Dromma Snechta”, Ogam: tradition celtique 5 (1953): 313–314.
    Bibliotheque.idbe-bzh.org – PDF: <link>
    [tr.] Thurneysen, Rudolf [tr.], “Setantas Geburt”, in: Thurneysen, Rudolf [tr.], Sagen aus dem alten Irland, Berlin, 1901. 58–62.
    Internet Archive: <link>
    [tr.] Duvau, Louis [tr.], “La légende de la conception de Cûchulainn”, Revue Celtique 9 (1888): 1–13.
    Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>

    Secondary sources

    Ó Concheanainn, Tomás, “The textual tradition of Compert Con Culainn”, Celtica 21 (1990): 441–455.
    Dias.ie – PDF: <link>
    Hull, Vernam, “The version of Compert Con Culainn in MS. Phillipps G.7”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 24 (1954): 128–131.

    Queried results

    if available
    Deane, Marion, “Fír flathemon: the ruler’s truth”, The Letter: Irish Journal for Lacanian Psychoanalysis 59–60 (Summer/Autumn, 2015): 77–90.
    Deane, Marion, “From knowledge to acknowledgement: Feis tige Becfholtaig”, Peritia 22–23 (2011-2012, 2013): 149–176.
    Deane, Marion, “From sacred marriage to clientship: a mythical account of the establishment of kingship as an institution”, in: Schot, Roseanne, Conor Newman, and Edel Bhreathnach (eds.), Landscapes of cult and kingship, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2011. 1–21.
    Bernhardt-House, Phillip A., “‘It’s beginning to look a lot like solstice’: sneachta, solar deities, and Compert Con Culainn”, in: Ó hUiginn, Ruairí, and Brian Ó Catháin (eds.), Ulidia 2: proceedings of the Second International Conference on the Ulster Cycle of Tales, Maynooth 24-27 July 2005, Maynooth: An Sagart, 2009. 226–237.
    Deane, Marion, “Compert Conculainn: possible antecedents?”, in: Rekdal, Jan Erik, and Ailbhe Ó Corráin (eds.), Proceedings of the Eighth Symposium of Societas Celtologica Nordica, Studia Celtica Upsaliensia 7, Uppsala: University of Uppsala, 2007. 61–84.
    Deane, Marion, “Compert Conculainn: a study of the birth of culture”, PhD thesis: University of Ulster, Coleraine, 2004.
    Deane, Marion, “The Birth of the Hero and the origin of society: reciprocity and incest in Compert Conculainn”, The Letter: Irish Journal for Lacanian Psychoanalysis 27 (Spring, 2003): 51–71.
    Deane, Marion, “Lebar na h-Uidre: Book of the Dun Cow. A translation”, The Letter: Irish Journal for Lacanian Psychoanalysis 27 (Spring, 2003): 43–50.
    Ó Concheanainn, Tomás, “The textual tradition of Compert Con Culainn”, Celtica 21 (1990): 441–455.
    Dias.ie – PDF: <link>
    Gantz, Jeffrey [tr.], Early Irish myths and sagas, Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1981.
    Draak, Maartje, and Frida de Jong (trs.), Van helden, elfen en dichters: de oudste verhalen uit Ierland, Amsterdam: Meulenhoff, 1979.
    34–36   “De verwekking van Cú Chulainn”
    Hull, Vernam, “The version of Compert Con Culainn in MS. Phillipps G.7”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 24 (1954): 128–131.
    Even, Arzel [tr.], “La conception de Cuchulainn, selon le Libur Dromma Snechta”, Ogam: tradition celtique 5 (1953): 313–314.
    Bibliotheque.idbe-bzh.org – PDF: <link>
    Even, Arzel [tr.], “La conception de Cuchulainn”, Ogam: tradition celtique 4 (1952): 273–276.
    Hamel, A. G. van [ed.], Compert Con Culainn and other stories, Mediaeval and Modern Irish Series 3, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1933.
    CELT – Compert Con Culainn (1-8): <link> CELT – Aided Óenfir Aífe (9-15): <link> Internet Archive: <link>
    1–8   “Compert Con Culainn”
    Thurneysen, Rudolf, Die irische Helden- und Königsage bis zum siebzehnten Jahrhundert, Halle: Niemeyer, 1921.
    Internet Archive: <link>
    268–273   [2.13] “Compert ConCulainn”
    Thurneysen, Rudolf [ed.], Zu irischen Handschriften und Litteraturdenkmälern [I], Abhandlungen der königlichen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen, Philologisch-Historische Klasse 14.2, Berlin, 1912.
    [8] “Compert Con Culaind nach D. 4. 2”
    Meyer, Kuno [ed.], “Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften: Feis Tige Becḟoltaig”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 5 (1905): 500–504.
    Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
    Thurneysen, Rudolf [tr.], “Setantas Geburt”, in: Thurneysen, Rudolf [tr.], Sagen aus dem alten Irland, Berlin, 1901. 58–62.
    Internet Archive: <link>
    Duvau, Louis [tr.], “La légende de la conception de Cûchulainn”, Revue Celtique 9 (1888): 1–13.
    Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
    Windisch, Ernst [ed.], Irische Texte mit Wörterbuch, 4 vols, vol. 1, Leipzig, 1880.
    Internet Archive: <link>, <link>
    [V] “Compert Conculaind”

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