Texts

Dúan in cethrachat cest‘Poem of forty questions’
verse beg. Apraid a éolchu Elga

Eochaid Eolach ua Céirín
  • Middle Irish
  • verse, prose
  • Early Irish poetry, Irish legendary history, Mythological Cycle
Poem consisting of a series of questions, with the answer given in prose form in interlinear gloss.
Initial words (verse)
  • Apraid a éolchu Elga
Author
Eochaid Eolach ua CéirínEochaid Eolach ua Céirín
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Manuscripts
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
verse, prose (primary)

Classification

Early Irish poetry Irish legendary history Mythological Cycle

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.

[ed.] [tr.] Thurneysen, Rudolf [ed. and tr.], “Das Gedicht der vierzig Fragen von Eochaid ua Cérín”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 13 (1921): 130–136.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – German translation: <link> Internet Archive: <link>

Secondary sources (select)

Thurneysen, Rudolf, Die irische Helden- und Königsage bis zum siebzehnten Jahrhundert, Halle: Niemeyer, 1921.  
comments: Part 1 (chapters 1-23): Allgemeines; Part 2 (chapters 1-85): Die Ulter Sage
Internet Archive: <link>
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Contributors
C. A.,Dennis Groenewegen
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