Tochmarc Ferbe

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Tochmarc Ferbe

    Tochmarc Fe(i)rbe‘The wooing of Ferb’

    • Middle Irish
    • prose, prosimetrum
    • Ulster Cycle
    Prosimetric tale from the Ulster Cycle
    Title
    Tochmarc Fe(i)rbe
    ‘The wooing of Ferb’
    The Middle Irish tale lists attest to the title Fís Conchobair (‘The vision of Conchobar’), which seemingly refers to at least a version of an episode in this tale.
    Manuscripts
    Language
    Middle Irish early Middle Irish
    Form
    prose, prosimetrum (primary)

    Classification

    Ulster Cycle

    Subject tags

     The Badb  Cathbad  Conchobar mac Nessa  Cú Chulainn  Mugain  Ferb
    • 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.] Windisch, Ernst [ed. and tr.], “Tochmarc Ferbe”, in: Windisch, Ernst, and Whitley Stokes (eds.), Irische Texte mit Wörterbuch, 4 vols, vol. 3:2, Leipzig, 1897. 445–556.
    CELT – edition: <link> CELT – German translation: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
    Edition from LL and Egerton 1782 (separately), both with a German translation
    [ed.] Best, Richard Irvine, and M. A. O'Brien, The Book of Leinster, formerly Lebar na Núachongbála, vol. 5, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1967.
    CELT – pp. 1119-1192 and 1202-1325: <link>
    1137–1161 Diplomatic edition of the LL text
    [tr.] Leahy, A. H. [tr.], The courtship of Ferb: an old Irish romance transcribed in the twelfth century into the Book of Leinster, Irish Saga Library 1, New York, 1902.
    Internet Archive: <link>

    Secondary sources

    Thurneysen, Rudolf, Die irische Helden- und Königsage bis zum siebzehnten Jahrhundert, Halle: Niemeyer, 1921.
    Internet Archive: <link>
    351–359 [‘Tochmarc Ferbe oder Fis Conchobair’]

    Queried results

    if available
    Best, Richard Irvine, and M. A. O'Brien, The Book of Leinster, formerly Lebar na Núachongbála, vol. 5, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1967.
    CELT – pp. 1119-1192 and 1202-1325: <link>
    Thurneysen, Rudolf, Die irische Helden- und Königsage bis zum siebzehnten Jahrhundert, Halle: Niemeyer, 1921.
    Internet Archive: <link>
    351–359   [2.26] “Tochmarc Ferbe oder Fis Conchobair”
    Leahy, A. H. [tr.], The courtship of Ferb: an old Irish romance transcribed in the twelfth century into the Book of Leinster, Irish Saga Library 1, New York, 1902.
    Internet Archive: <link>
    Windisch, Ernst [ed. and tr.], “Tochmarc Ferbe”, in: Windisch, Ernst, and Whitley Stokes (eds.), Irische Texte mit Wörterbuch, 4 vols, vol. 3:2, Leipzig, 1897. 445–556.
    CELT – edition: <link> CELT – German translation: <link> Internet Archive: <link>

    web page identifiers

    page name: Tochmarc Ferbe
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    page ID: 3205
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