Scéla Mongáin ocus Echdach Rígéicis

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Scéla Mongáin ocus Echdach Rígéicis

    Scéla Mongáin ⁊ Echdach Rígéicis‘The story of Mongán and Eochaid Rígéices’

    • Early Irish
    • prose
    • Cycles of the Kings, Medieval Irish literature about poets, Ulster Cycle
    Early Irish narrative about Mongán mac Fíachnai and the royal poet Eochaid Rigéices
    Title
    Scéla Mongáin ⁊ Echdach Rígéicis
    ‘The story of Mongán and Eochaid Rígéices’
    No medieval title is known to have been used. Eleanor Knott published an edition of the text under the title Why Mongán was deprived of noble issue (after the concluding sentence), and it is listed more recently as Scéla Mongáin ⁊ Echdach Rígéicis in Dan M. Wiley, ‘An introduction to the early Irish king tales’ in Essays on the early Irish king tales... (2008).
    Initial words (prose)
    • Eochaid Rígéiges ardfili na Herend
    Language
    • Early Irish
    Date
    “apparently belongs to the same period of composition [as Compert Mongáin, Scél asa m-berar... and Scél Mongáin]” (Knott).
    Form
    prose (primary)

    Classification

    Cycles of the Kings Medieval Irish literature about poets Ulster Cycle

    Subject tags

    Mongán mac FíachnaiMongán mac Fíachnai
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    Fíachna mac BáetáinFíachna mac Báetáin
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    Eochaid RígéicesEochaid RígéicesNo short description available
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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 the entry for the relevant manuscript.

    [ed.] [tr.] Knott, Eleanor, “Why Mongán was deprived of noble issue”, Ériu 8 (1916): 155–160.
    TLH – edition: <link> TLH – translation: <link>
    [tr.] Draak, Maartje, and Frida de Jong (trs.), De lastige schare, gevolgd door vijf anekdoten over dichtergeleerden, Amsterdam: Meulenhoff, 1990.
    Several passages in Dutch translation

    Queried results

    if available
    Draak, Maartje, and Frida de Jong (trs.), De lastige schare, gevolgd door vijf anekdoten over dichtergeleerden, Amsterdam: Meulenhoff, 1990.
    Knott, Eleanor, “Why Mongán was deprived of noble issue”, Ériu 8 (1916): 155–160.
    TLH – edition: <link> TLH – translation: <link>

    web page identifiers

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