Texts

    Immathchor nAilella ⁊ Airt‘Mutual restitution between Ailill and Art’

    • Old Irish
    • Early Irish law texts, Cycles of the Kings
    Narrative.
    Author
    Anonymous
    Language
    • Old Irish
    • Old Irish (Corthals)

    Date
    c. 700 (Corthals)
    Form
    The lawsuit is described in rosc
    Textual relationships
    For a different version of the beginning of the narrative, see Dinnshenchas of Slíab Comailt

    Classification

    Early Irish law texts Cycles of the Kings

    Subject tags

    Ailill ÓlommAilill Ólomm / Ailill Aulom (ass. time-frame: Irish legendary history) – king of Munster; reputed ancestor of the Éoganacht and Dál Cais; a prominent figure in various king-tales, such as those revolving around the Battle of Mag Mucrama.
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    Sadb ingen ChuinnSadb ingen Chuinn (ass. time-frame: Lugaid Mac Con, Conn Cétchathach, Ailill Ólomm) – daughter of Conn Cétchathach and wife of Ailill Ólomm, king of Munster.
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    Art mac CuinnArt mac Cuinn (ass. time-frame: Irish legendary history) – legendary Irish king, father of Cormac mac Airt
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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.

    [ed.] Corthals, Johan [ed.], “Affiliation of children: Immathchor nAilella ⁊ Airt”, Peritia 9 (1995): 92–124.
    [ed.] [tr.] Meyer, Kuno [ed.], “Immathchor Ailello ocus Airt”, in: Bergin, Osborn, R. I. Best, Kuno Meyer, and J. G. O'Keeffe (eds.), Anecdota from Irish manuscripts, vol. 3, Halle and Dublin, 1910. 27–29.
    Celtic Digital Initiative: <link>
    A critical edition, with English translation, based on Rawlinson B 512, with variants. Diplomatic editions of three individual manuscript texts are also provided.
    [tr.] “Early medieval law, c. 700–1200”, ed. Donnchadh Ó Corráin, in: Bourke, Angela (et al., eds), The Field Day anthology of Irish writing, vol. IV: Irish women's writing and traditions, Cork: Cork University Press, 2002. 6–44.
    CELT – Cáin lánamna (pp. 22–26): <link>
    35 translation.
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