De shíl Chonairi Móir‘Concerning the progeny of Conaire Mór’

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  • Cycles of the Kings, Ulster Cycle
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Cycles of the Kings Ulster Cycle

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Conaire MórConaire Mór – legendary high-king of Ireland; son of Eterscél (Mór) and Mess Búachalla; tragic protagonist of Togail bruidne Da Derga
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Lucius Gwynn, ‘De shíl Chonairi Móir’, Ériu 6 (1912): 132; Johan Corthals, Manuscript sources to Old and Middle Irish tales (MsOmit) (2010).

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.] Gwynn, Lucius [ed. and tr.], “De shíl Chonairi Móir”, Ériu 6 (1912): 130–143.
Based primarily on TCD 1298 (H 2. 7), with variants from BB and the Book of Lecan.
Dennis Groenewegen
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