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Texts

Tóruigheacht an Ghiolla Dheacair‘The pursuit of the Difficult Lad (Giolla Deacair)’

  • prose
  • Finn Cycle
Late, burlesque prose tale of the Finn Cycle.
Manuscripts
  • London, British Library, MS Additional 34119
    p. 133ff
  • Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS E v 4
  • Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 A 21
Form
prose (primary)
verse (secondary)

Classification

Finn Cycle

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.] O'Grady, Standish Hayes, Silva Gadelica (I–XXXI): a collection of tales in Irish, vol. 1: Irish text, London: Williams & Norgate, 1892.
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257–275 (XVII) Edition based on BL Additional 34119. direct link
[tr.] O'Grady, Standish Hayes, Silva Gadelica (I–XXXI): a collection of tales in Irish, vol. 1: Irish text, London: Williams & Norgate, 1892.
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292–311 (XVII) Translation into English. direct link

Secondary sources (select)

Vielle, Christophe, “Du Tóraigheacht an Ghiolla Dheacair au Jaimimyāśvamedha. Mythe hippique et cheval(eresque) épique d’Irlande et d’Inde”, in: Hily, Gaël, Patrice Lajoye, and Joël Hascoët (eds.), Deuogdonion: mélanges offerts en l’honneur du professeur Claude Sterckx, Publication du CRBC Rennes 2, Rennes: Tir, 2010. 675–696.
O'Grady, Standish Hayes, Silva Gadelica (I–XXXI): a collection of tales in Irish, vol. 1: Irish text, London: Williams & Norgate, 1892.
Digitale-sammlungen.de: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive – originally from Google Books: <link>, <link> CELT – various: <link>, <link>, <link>, <link>, <link>, <link>
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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