Scél ar Chairbre Cinn Cait‘The story concerning Cairpre Cat-head’
- Late Middle Irish
- Cycles of the Kings
- Lebar Glinne Dá Locha (‘Book of Glendalough’)Lost. See BB.
- Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 P 12 = Book of Ballymote [1384 x 1406]ff. 140ra–140rb pp. 255–256 (facsimile)heading: ‘Anmand na n-Athachthuath ⁊ a fodla dia rer Libair Glinne Dá Locha’beginning: ‘Aitecha em fodailset fo Erind iar ndibad a saerclann’Copy said to be taken from Lebar Glinne Dá Locha.
- Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1295 (H 2. 4) p. 409Copy from BB.
- Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 P 2 = Book of Lecan [s. xvin]ff. 185vb–186raO'Connor (2006: n. 24) observes that while this version lacks some of the lists present in BB, the same material can be found, in another textual context, two folios earlier, on ff. 183v-184r.
- Chatsworth (Derbyshire), Book of Lismore [s. xv]ff. 184ra–184va
- Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Adv. MS 72.1.28 [s. xv-xvi]ff. 5r–5vbeginning: ‘Righ arnaidh uramhanda edrochair da gab righe nErend ar eigein’Modernised version. The narrative is differently arranged.
- Late Middle Irish
- Late Middle Irish (O'Connor 2006). The version in the Edinburgh MS has been modernised.
- Medieval Irish tale lists/Oirgne
- Orgain Cairpri Chind Chait for sáerchlannaib Érenn
- (Possible) sources:
- Sáerchlanna Érenn uile
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