De maccaib Conaire

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De maccaib Conaire

    De maccaib Conaire‘Concerning the sons of Conaire’

    • Cycles of the Kings, Ulster Cycle, minor Irish prose tales
    Prose narrative in which the sons of Conaire mac Moghaláma take revenge on Nemed mac Srobcind for slaying their father. Gwynn suggests that the scribe of the Book of Leinster amended his text so as to make this story a continuation of Togail bruidne Da Derga.
    Language
    • Middle Irish?
    Textual relationships
    Cf. Togail bruidne Da Derga. A fuller account, which also includes the tale of Nemed (Neimed)'s death, is told by Keating in Foras feasa ar Éirinn.

    Classification

    Cycles of the Kings Ulster Cycle
     minor Irish prose tales (foscéla)

    Subject tags

    Conaire mac MoghalámaConaire mac Moghaláma
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    Nemed mac SrobcindNemed mac SrobcindNo short description available
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    • 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 the entry for the relevant manuscript.

    [ed.] [tr.] Gwynn, Lucius [ed. and tr.], “De maccaib Conaire”, Ériu 6 (1912): 144–153.
    Based on LL.
    [dipl. ed.] Best, Richard Irvine, and M. A. O'Brien, The Book of Leinster, formerly Lebar na Núachongbála, vol. 5, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1967.
    CELT – pp. 1119-1192 and 1202-1325: <link>
    1262–1264 direct link

    Best, Richard Irvine, and M. A. O'Brien, The Book of Leinster, formerly Lebar na Núachongbála, vol. 5, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1967.
    CELT – pp. 1119-1192 and 1202-1325: <link>
    Thurneysen, Rudolf, Die irische Helden- und Königsage bis zum siebzehnten Jahrhundert, Halle: Niemeyer, 1921.
    Internet Archive: <link>
    663–666   [2.84] “De maccaib Conairi”
    Gwynn, Lucius [ed. and tr.], “De maccaib Conaire”, Ériu 6 (1912): 144–153.

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    Patrick Brown, Dennis Groenewegen
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