Texts

Genemain Chuirch meic Luigdech‘The birth of Corc mac Luigdech’

  • Old Irish
  • Cycles of the Kings
Manuscripts
Language
  • Old Irish
  • “there can be no doubt that it belongs to the Old Irish period” (Hull).(2)n. 2 Vernam Hull, ‘Conall Corc and the Corco Luigde’, Publications of the Modern Language Association of America 62 (1947): 890.
Date
“one may say without hesitation that this text definitely was composed before 750 A.D., that it probably was composed about 700 A.D., and that it even may have been composed as early as the last decades of the seventh century” (Hull).(1)n. 1 Vernam Hull, ‘Conall Corc and the Corco Luigde’, Publications of the Modern Language Association of America 62 (1947): 892.

Classification

Cycles of the Kings

Sources

Notes

Vernam Hull, ‘Conall Corc and the Corco Luigde’, Publications of the Modern Language Association of America 62 (1947): 892.
Vernam Hull, ‘Conall Corc and the Corco Luigde’, Publications of the Modern Language Association of America 62 (1947): 890.

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.] Hull, Vernam [tr.], “Conall Corc and the Corco Luigde”, Publications of the Modern Language Association of America 62 (1947): 887–909.
Edition, with translation, in the appendix: 906-909.
[ed.] [tr.] Arbuthnot, Sharon [ed. and tr.], Cóir anmann: a late Middle Irish treatise on personal names, 2 vols, Irish Texts Society 59–60, London: Irish Texts Society, 2005–2007.

Secondary sources (select)

Downey, Clodagh, “Medieval literature about Conall Corc”, Journal of the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society 110 (2005): 21–32.
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