Texts

verse beg. Feidlimid athair Echach

  • Middle Irish
  • verse
Middle Irish poem on battles fought by Cú Chorb, king of Leinster, with Eochaid Find Fúath nAirt, ancestor of the Fothairt, against the men of Munster.
Initial words (verse)
  • Feidlimid athair Echach
Manuscripts
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
verse (primary)

Classification

Subjects

FothairtFothairt
Fotharta
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Cú Chorb mac Moga CorbCú Chorb mac Moga Corb
prehistoric king of Leinster; son of Mug Corb; given as the father of four eponymous progenitors of Leinster ruling families: Nia Corb (a quo Dál Niad Corb), Mess Corb (a quo Dál Messe/Messin Corb), Cormac (a quo Dál Cor(b)maic) and Cairpre Cluithechair (a quo Dál Coirbbri)
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Eochaid Find Fúath nAirtEochaid Find Fúath nAirt
(supp. fl. c.2nd century)
Eochaid Fúath nAirt
In Irish historical tradition, eponymous ancestor of the Fothairt, a son of Feidlimid Rechtaid and brother of Conn Cétchathach.
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Leinster
Leinster/Cúige Laighean
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Munster
Munster/Cúige Mumhan
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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 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.

[dipl. ed.] Best, Richard Irvine, Osborn Bergin, and M. A. O'Brien, The Book of Leinster, formerly Lebar na Núachongbála, vol. 1, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1954. 260 pp. + 4 pl.
CELT – edition (pp. 1-260): <link>
157–158
[ed.] [tr.] Meyer, Kuno, “Miszellen”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 12 (1918): 432–441.
Journal volume:  Internet Archive: <link>, <link>
435–438 [‘Cú Chorb and Echu Find Fuath nAirt’]
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen