Texts

Mo Chutu and the Devil in Rathan

  • Irish religious texts, Irish hagiography
Short anecdotal story about Mo Chutu of Rathan, telling how the Devil gained access to Rathan.
Manuscripts

Classification

Irish religious texts Irish hagiography

Subjects

Mo Chutu of Rahan and LismoreMo Chutu of Rahan and Lismore / Mo Chutu mac Fínaill / Carthach (the younger) / Mo Chutu of Rahan / Mo Chutu of Lismore (d. 637) – Mo Chutu mac Fínaill (Carthach the younger), patron saint of Rathan (Rahan, Co. Offaly) and Les Mór (Lismore, Co. Wexford)
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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.] Plummer, Charles [ed. and tr.], Bethada náem nÉrenn: Lives of Irish saints, 2 vols, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1922.  
comments: Contents:
  • Vol. 1: Introduction, texts, glossary
  • Vol. 2: Translations, notes, indexes
Internet Archive – vol. 1: <link>, <link> Internet Archive – vol. 2: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 2 (originally from Google Books_: <link>
Vol. 1, 310, xxxviii ff Edition.
[tr.] Plummer, Charles [ed. and tr.], Bethada náem nÉrenn: Lives of Irish saints, 2 vols, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1922.  
comments: Contents:
  • Vol. 1: Introduction, texts, glossary
  • Vol. 2: Translations, notes, indexes
Internet Archive – vol. 1: <link>, <link> Internet Archive – vol. 2: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 2 (originally from Google Books_: <link>
Vol. 2, 300–301 Translation.

Secondary sources (select)

Kenney, James F., “Chapter V: The monastic churches: II. The churches of the sixth to ninth centuries; general treatises”, in: Kenney, James F., The sources for the early history of Ireland: an introduction and guide. Volume 1: ecclesiastical, Records of Civilization: Sources and Studies 11, Revised ed. (1929), New York: Octagon, 1966. 372–485.
453 (§ 236.ii) [id. 236.2.]
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