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Do faillsigud Tána bó Cúailnge‘How (the) Táin bó Cúailnge was found’

  • prose
  • Medieval Irish literature about poets, Ulster Cycle
Manuscripts
Form
prose (primary)

Classification

Medieval Irish literature about poets Ulster Cycle

Sources

Notes

Rudolf Thurneysen, ‘Zu irischen Texten’, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 12 (1918): 407.

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.] Meyer, Kuno [ed.], “Neue Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften: Die Wiederauffindung der Táin Bó Cúalnge”, Archiv für celtische Lexikographie 3 (1907): 2–6.
CELT – edition from Egerton 1782: <link> CELT – edition from Stowe D iv 2: <link> Celtic Digital Initiative – PDF: <link>
From Egerton 1782 and Stowe D iv 2.
[ed.] Murray, Kevin [ed.], “The finding of the Táin”, Cambrian Medieval Celtic Studies 41 (Summer, 2001): 17–23.
LL version.
[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>
LL version. direct link
[ed.] [tr.] Zimmer, Heinrich, “Keltische Studien 5. Über den compilatorischen karakter der irischen sagentexte im sogenannten Lebor na hUidre”, Zeitschrift für vergleichende Sprachforschung auf dem Gebiete der indogermanischen Sprachen 28, Neue Folge 8 (1887): 417–689.
Internet Archive: <link>
433–435 Edition with German translation.
[ed.] Carey, John, “Varia II: The address to Fergus's stone”, Ériu 51 (2000): 183–187.
retoiric
[ed.] Corthals, Johan, “Why did Fergus rise from his grave?”, Cambrian Medieval Celtic Studies 55 (2008): 1–9.
retoiric
[tr.] Kinsella, Thomas [tr.], The Tain: translated from the Irish epic Táin Bó Cuailnge, London: Oxford University Press, 1969.
1–2 Literary translation in English.

Secondary sources (select)

Szövérffy, Joseph, “Siaburcharpat Conculainn, the Cadoc-legend, and the Finding of the Táin”, Bulletin of the Board of Celtic Studies 17:2 (1957): 69–77.
Thurneysen, Rudolf, “Zu irischen Texten”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 12 (1918): 398–407.
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
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