Echtra mac nEchach Muigmedóin

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Echtra mac nEchach Muigmedóin

    Echtra mac nEchach Muigmedóin‘The adventures of the sons of Eochaid Muigmedóin’

    • Middle Irish
    • prose
    • Cycles of the Kings
    A composite text about Níall Noígíallach, his early life and accession to the kingship of Ireland.
    Manuscripts
    Language
    • Middle Irish
    Form
    prose (primary)

    Classification

    Cycles of the Kings

    Subject tags

    Níall NoígíallachNíall Noígíallach, Níall mac Echach Muigmedóin (supp. fl. 4th/5th century) – high-king of Ireland in early and medieval Irish tradition
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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.] O'Grady, Standish Hayes, Silva Gadelica (I–XXXI): a collection of tales in Irish, vol. 1: Irish text, London: Williams & Norgate, 1892.
    Digitale-sammlungen.de: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive – originally from Google Books: <link>, <link> CELT – various: <link>, <link>, <link>, <link>, <link>, <link>
    Vol. 1, 326–330 Edited from BB direct link
    [tr.] O'Grady, Standish Hayes, Silva Gadelica (I–XXXI): a collection of tales in Irish, vol. 2: translation and notes, London: Williams & Norgate, 1892.
    Digitale-sammlungen.de: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
    368–373
    [ed.] [tr.] Stokes, Whitley [ed. and tr.], “The death of Crimthann son of Fidach, and the adventures of the sons of Eochaid Muigmedón”, Revue Celtique 24 (1903): 172–207, 446 (add. and corr.).
    Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
    190–207 edited from YBL direct link
    [tr.] Carey, John [tr.], “[Various contributions]”, in: Koch, John T., and John Carey (eds.), The Celtic Heroic Age. Literary sources for ancient Celtic Europe and early Ireland & Wales, Celtic Studies Publications 1, 4th ed. (1995), Aberystwyth: Celtic Studies Publications, 2003. [Various].
    § 97 [‘Echtra Mac nEchach The Adventures of the Sons of Eochaid Mugmedón’]

    Secondary sources

    Downey, Clodagh, “Intertextuality in Echtra mac nEchdach Mugmedóin”, in: Carey, John, Máire Herbert, and Kevin Murray (eds.), Cín Chille Cúile: texts, saints and places. Essays in honour of Pádraig Ó Riain, Celtic Studies Publications 9, Aberystwyth: Celtic Studies Publications, 2004. 77–104.
    Jaski, Bart, Early Irish kingship and succession, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2000.
    Ó Corráin, Donnchadh, “Historical need and literary narrative”, in: Evans, D. Ellis, John G. Griffith, and E. M. Jope (eds), Proceedings of the Seventh International Congress of Celtic studies, held at Oxford, from 10th to 15th July, 1983, Proceedings of the International Congress of Celtic Studies, Oxford: D. E. Evans, 1986. 141–158.

    Eichhorn-Mulligan, Amy C., “The anatomy of power and the miracle of kingship: the female body of sovereignty in a medieval Irish kingship tale”, Speculum 81:4 (October, 2006): 1014–1054.
    Downey, Clodagh, “Intertextuality in Echtra mac nEchdach Mugmedóin”, in: Carey, John, Máire Herbert, and Kevin Murray (eds.), Cín Chille Cúile: texts, saints and places. Essays in honour of Pádraig Ó Riain, Celtic Studies Publications 9, Aberystwyth: Celtic Studies Publications, 2004. 77–104.
    Carey, John [tr.], “[Various contributions]”, in: Koch, John T., and John Carey (eds.), The Celtic Heroic Age. Literary sources for ancient Celtic Europe and early Ireland & Wales, Celtic Studies Publications 1, 4th ed. (1995), Aberystwyth: Celtic Studies Publications, 2003. [Various].
    Jaski, Bart, Early Irish kingship and succession, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2000.
    Ó Corráin, Donnchadh, “Historical need and literary narrative”, in: Evans, D. Ellis, John G. Griffith, and E. M. Jope (eds), Proceedings of the Seventh International Congress of Celtic studies, held at Oxford, from 10th to 15th July, 1983, Proceedings of the International Congress of Celtic Studies, Oxford: D. E. Evans, 1986. 141–158.
    Stokes, Whitley [ed. and tr.], “The death of Crimthann son of Fidach, and the adventures of the sons of Eochaid Muigmedón”, Revue Celtique 24 (1903): 172–207, 446 (add. and corr.).
    Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
    O'Grady, Standish Hayes, Silva Gadelica (I–XXXI): a collection of tales in Irish, vol. 2: translation and notes, London: Williams & Norgate, 1892.
    Digitale-sammlungen.de: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
    368   [XXIV] “Story of king Eochaid’s sons”
    O'Grady, Standish Hayes, Silva Gadelica (I–XXXI): a collection of tales in Irish, vol. 1: Irish text, London: Williams & Norgate, 1892.
    Digitale-sammlungen.de: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive – originally from Google Books: <link>, <link> CELT – various: <link>, <link>, <link>, <link>, <link>, <link>
    326–330   [XXIV] “Echtra mac nEchach (Leabhar Breac [sic], p. 265a)”
    tr. vol. 2: 368–373.

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