Críth gablach‘Forked purchase’
- Old Irish
- Early Irish law texts
Old Irish legal tract which offers a systematic examination of the principles of legal rank and status in early Irish society, focusing on the free and noble classes. Its composition has been dated to the first half of the eighth century.
- Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1337 10, pp. 214–268pp. 252–256§§ 1-27 in Binchy's edition. This part was written in c. 1540.
- Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1337 volume 2 (pp. 1-14) [s. xvi]pp. 1–7aComplete except that that the first folio is almost entirely missing. This part was written in c. 1510. On p. 7a and 7b, the text cites the Old Irish legal poem Ma be rí rofesser recht flatho.
- Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1337 14, pp. 399–438p. 419Fragment: copy of A written in the mid-16th century.
- Old Irish
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.
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