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Comrac Con Culainn re Senbecc‘Cú Chulainn's meeting with Senbecc’

  • prose
  • Ulster Cycle
Two different versions of the story of Cú Chulainn and Senbecc.
Title
Comrac Con Culainn re Senbecc
‘Cú Chulainn's meeting with Senbecc’
This title does not occur in version B (BND).
Context(s) The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
Manuscripts
Version A
Version B (in Bretha nemed dédenach)
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)
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SenbeccSenbecc / Senbecc ua EibricNo short description available
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Contents

Version A

Includes verse: Fuair hua Eibricc forsin sruth

Version B

Includes verse: Nidam mac, nidam fer

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.

Version A
[ed.] [tr.] Meyer, Kuno [ed.], “Irish miscellanies: Anecdota from the Stowe MS. n° 992”, Revue Celtique 6 (1883–1885): 173–186.
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183–184 direct link
[tr.] Carey, John [tr.], “[Various contributions]”, in: Koch, John T., and John Carey (eds.), The Celtic Heroic Age. Literary sources for ancient Celtic Europe and early Ireland & Wales, Celtic Studies Publications 1, 4th ed. (1995), Aberystwyth: Celtic Studies Publications, 2003. [Various].
§ 77 Version A
Translation wanted.
The poem has not been translated.
Version B
[ed.] Gwynn, E. J., “An Old-Irish tract on the privileges and responsibilities of poets”, Ériu 13 (1942): 1–60, 220–236.
26.17–27.3 (version B)
[tr.] Carey, John [tr.], “[Various contributions]”, in: Koch, John T., and John Carey (eds.), The Celtic Heroic Age. Literary sources for ancient Celtic Europe and early Ireland & Wales, Celtic Studies Publications 1, 4th ed. (1995), Aberystwyth: Celtic Studies Publications, 2003. [Various].
§ 78 Version B
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