Scéla Éogain ⁊ Cormaic‘The story of Éogan and Cormac’
- Old Irish
- Cycles of the Kings
- Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Laud Misc. 610 ff. 1–58 and ff. 73–122 = Leabhar na Rátha [1453–1454]f. 96ra (line 35) – 97raAbrupt ending.
- Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1336 (H 3. 17) [s. xvi]cols 782 line 17–784Lacks beginning and focuses more on Cormac's story.
- Old Irish
- Ó Cathasaigh argues that the two manuscript versions derive from a common ancestor written in classical Old Irish. While he allows for the possibility that the latter may be a reworking of the text made in the Middle Irish period, “we can be reasonably sure that the content of the story is much as it was in the O. I. ancestor of L and H”.(1)n. 1 Tomás Ó Cathasaigh, The heroic biography of Cormac mac Airt (1977): 115–117.
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