Gein Branduib meic Echach ⁊ Áedáin meic Gabráin‘The birth of Brandub mac Echach and Áedán mac Gabráin’

  • Early Irish
  • prose
  • Cycles of the Kings, Birth-tale, Comperta


Cycles of the Kings


Brandub mac EchachBrandub mac EchachNo short description available
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Áedán mac GabráinÁedán mac Gabráin (r. 574–609) – king of Dál Riata (r. c.574–609)
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Eochu mac Muiredaig meic ÓengusoEochu mac Muiredaig meic Óenguso
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[ed.] [tr.] Meyer, Kuno [ed. and tr.], “Gein Branduib maic Echach ocus Aedáin maic Gabráin inso sís”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 2 (1899): 134–137.
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Based on Rawlinson B 502, with variants from Rawlinson B 512
[ed.] Best, R. I. [ed.], “The birth of Brandub, son of Eochaid and of Aedán, son of Gabrán”, in: Loomis, Roger Sherman [ed.], Medieval studies in memory of Gertrude Schoepperle Loomis, Paris, et al.: Columbia University Press, 1927. 381–390.
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Dennis Groenewegen
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