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Do flaithiusaib ⁊ aimseraib hÉrend iar Creitim

  • Middle Irish
  • prose
  • Lebor gabála Érenn
A king-list in continuation of Réim rígraide. The greater part runs from Lóegaire mac Néill in the 5th century to Máel Sechnaill mac Domnaill (d. 1022), while a final section deals with a number of ‘kings with opposition’ until Ruaidrí mac Toirrdelbaig Ua Conchobair (late 12th century).
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Do flaithiusaib ⁊ aimseraib hÉrend iar Creitim
Recension A introduces this section as Incipit do fhlaithesaib ⁊ amseraib hÉrenn íar Creitim (§ 614).
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Lebor gabála Érenn

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[ed.] [tr.] Macalister, R. A. Stewart [ed.], Lebor gabála Érenn: The book of the taking of Ireland, 5 vols, vol. 5, Irish Texts Society 44, Dublin: Irish Texts Society, 1942.
Internet Archive: <link>
352–415 (§§ 614–665) and 486–538 (verse texts CXV–CXXXVI) [‘The kings after Christianity’] direct link direct link
[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>
94–99 LL version.
[ed.] [tr.] Stokes, Whitley [ed. and tr.], The tripartite Life of Patrick: with other documents relating to that saint, 2 vols, Rerum Britannicarum Medii Aevi Scriptores 89, London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1887.
Internet Archive – part 1 (ends on p. 227): <link>, <link> Internet Archive – part 2: <link> CELT – Liber angeli from the Book of Armagh: <link>
512–529 [‘App. XVIII: Annals from the Book of Leinster’] LL version.

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Scowcroft, R. Mark, “Leabhar Gabhála. Part I: the growth of the text”, Ériu 38 (1987): 79–140.  
129–130
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