Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: G300008

The four jewels of the Tuatha Dé Danann

Author: Unknown

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Vernam Hull

Electronic edition compiled by Philip Irwin

2. Second draft.

Extent of text: 1326 words


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Text ID Number: G300008


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    Manuscript Source
  1. Dublin, Trinity College, 1318 [Yellow Book of Lecan], p. 190, col. 907. For full details see T. K. Abbott and E. J. Gwynn (eds.), Catalogue of the Irish manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin (Dublin 1921) MS 1318, pp 94–110 and 342–48.
    The edition used in the digital edition
  1. Vernam Hull, The four jewels of the Tuatha Dé Danann in Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie. vol 18, Halle/Saale, Max Niemeyer (1930) page 73–89


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CELT: Corpus of Electronic Texts

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The present text represents pages 83–85 of the published edition. All editorial introduction, translation and commentary have been omitted. Variants from the apparatus criticus are cited. Editorial corrigenda are incorporated as supplied text.

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Text has been thoroughly checked and proofread.


The electronic text represents the edited text. Words are segmented in line with CELT practice. MS contractions were expanded silently in the edited text.


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Profile Description

Created: By (an) unknown Irish monastic author(s). Date range: 900–1200.

Use of language

Language: [GA] The text is in Middle Irish.
Language: [LA] One word is in Latin.
Language: [EN] The witness list is in English.

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