Electronic edition compiled by Ruth Murphy, Beatrix Färber
Funded by University College, Cork and
The HEA via the LDT Project.
1. First draft, revised and corrected.
Extent of text: 3800 words
Distributed by CELT online at University College, Cork, Ireland.
Text ID Number: G207008
Available with prior consent of the CELT project for purposes of academic research and teaching only.
Meyer collated the printed edition with MS Egerton 1782, folio 17a19a. The apparatus has not been included here. Inclusion is envisaged in a future edition.
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The present electronic text covers Kuno Meyer's edition on pp. 449457.
Text has been proof-read twice.
The electronic text represents the edited text. Names are capitalized in line with CELT practice. In Meyer's edition, the acute accent and macron are used to mark long vowels. Both are retained. Text supplied by the editor is marked sup resp="KM"; editorial expansions are marked ex. Variant readings given by Meyer are omitted. It is hoped to integrate them into a later edition.
Direct speech is marked q, except, for encoding reasons, in lines of poetry.
Soft hyphens are silently removed. When a hyphenated word (hard or soft) crosses a page-break, this break is marked after completion of the hyphenated word.
div0=the whole text. div1=the numbered section as given by Meyer. Paragraphs are marked p.
Names are not tagged, nor are terms for cultural and social roles.
Created: By scribes in Irish monasteries. The story belongs to the Old Irish period. Date range: c.800-900.
Beatrix Färber (ed.)
Ruth Murphy (ed.)
Ruth Murphy (data capture)