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Táin bó Dartada‘The raid of Dartaid's cattle’

  • Late Old Irish, Early Middle Irish
  • Ulster Cycle
Language
  • Late Old Irish Early Middle Irish
Date
“Die ältere Fassung [YBL/Egerton] zeigt die Sprache und Erzählungsart der älteren irischen Sagen etwa des 9. Jahrhunderts” (Thurneysen 1921).

Classification

Ulster Cycle

Subject tags

Eochu mac Coirpri meic NéillEochu mac Coirpri meic Néill (supp. fl. 5th/6th c.) – son of Coirpre mac Néill
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Ailill mac MátaAilill mac Máta (ass. time-frame: Ulster Cycle) – king of Connacht, husband of Medb of Connacht
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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 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.] [tr.] Windisch, Ernst [ed. and tr.], “Táin bó Dartada”, in: Windisch, Ernst, and Whitley Stokes (eds.), Irische Texte mit Wörterbuch, 4 vols, vol. 2:2, Leipzig, 1887. 185–205.
Internet Archive: <link>
185–187 (intro); 188–197 (text); 198–205 (translation into German); 255 (Nachträge) direct link
[ed.] Thurneysen, Rudolf [ed.], Zu irischen Handschriften und Litteraturdenkmälern [I], Abhandlungen der königlichen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen, Philologisch-Historische Klasse 14.2, Berlin, 1912. 
comments: Continued by Rudolf Thurneysen, Zu irischen Handschriften und Litteraturdenkmälern II (1913).
90–92
[tr.] Leahy, A. H. [tr.], Heroic romances of Ireland, 2 vols, Irish Saga Library 2, London, 1905–1906.
Internet Archive – vol. 1: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 2: <link> Internet Archive – vols 1-2 (Google Books): <link> Internet Archive – Gutenberg (plain text): <link>
vol. 2: 73–81

Secondary sources (select)

Windisch, Ernst, “Nachträge”, in: Windisch, Ernst, and Whitley Stokes (eds.), Irische Texte mit Wörterbuch, 4 vols, vol. 2:2, Leipzig, 1887. 255–256.
Internet Archive: <link>
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