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Die Ursache von Noinden Ulad

Author: Unknown

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Kuno Meyer

Electronic edition compiled by Benjamin Hazard

Funded by University College, Cork and
Higher Education Authority via the LDT Project

2. Second draft.

Proof corrections by Benjamin Hazard

Extent of text: 750 words


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Text ID Number: G301025


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    Manuscript source
  1. London, British Library MS Harley 5280, folio 44b; for details see Standish O'Grady and Robin Flower (eds.), Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the British Library (formerly the British Museum), three vols., volume 1, 298–323: 313–4.
  1. Kuno Meyer (ed.), Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften: Die Ursache von Noinden Ulad aus Harleian 5280, fo. 44 b, Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie 8 (1912) 120.
    Secondary Literature
  1. Ruldof Thurneysen, Die irische Helden- und Königsage bis zum siebzehnten Jahrhundert (Halle 1921) vol. 1, 359.
  2. Lucius Gwynn, Cináed Úa Hartacáin, Ériu 7 (1915) 210–238: 216.
    The edition used in the digital edition
  1. Kuno Meyer, Die Ursache von Noinden Ulad in Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie. Volume 8, Halle/Saale, Max Niemeyer (1912) page 120


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Created: Copied by Giolla Riabach Ó Cléirigh. (c. 1512)

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Language: [GA] Text is in Old and Middle Irish.
Language: [DE] The supplied title is in German.

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Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: G301025

Die Ursache von Noinden Ulad: Author: Unknown


Luid Cúculaind doreim inbuis la Bóainn & a ara .i. Laog mac Riencabair. Fidchiult lais ina charpuot & buónfuch & í bocclán di chlochuip d'orcoin & gaoi inna láim co téd n-ass de gouin éscc & essé uhud desen no gaipioth ésse an charpoid.

Dilluid Fedlim Foltchoin & a céli Eulcmoire don leth oili a mBóaind. Aspert Eulcmaire fria mnái: ‘Turtarta, a Fedlim!’ Fedlim dixit: ‘Antar frim aire co n-accar in coimriti in fer isind airide coni chéli alaili aireccar in dá n-ech la fidchioll, lia búanpuch, la forum n-én ic gach lercc.’ Dober iarum for a rinn eeich brecai a Bóinn. Luid Elcmuire isand áth & debrid sidie corthie cethorchuir confer in carpat aurscat pris. Bíi Qúqulaind a dí ord láma & a dí ortt coisse. Tairmgert Fedlim bliadain inna gnáis & a taidusin nocht di Ulltaib rie tuidecht dosnadba(i)t día blíadna arsene, conid ead fofuoair cess for Ulltoip & c.