Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: G301028

The deaths of Lugaid and Derbforgaill

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Carl Marstrander

edited by Carl Marstrander

Electronic edition compiled by Beatrix Färber, Students at the CURIA Project

Funded by University College, Cork

1. First draft.

Extent of text: 1475 words


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Text ID Number: G301028

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    Manuscript Sources
  1. Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS D IV 2; vellum; 15th century: f 52va-53rb.
  2. Dublin, Trinity College, MS H 3.18 (cat. 1337); vellum and paper 16th century?: XXII, p 728-731.
  3. Dublin, Trinity College, MS H 2.18 (cat. 1339) (Book of Leinster or Leabhar Laigneach, formerly Leabhar na Núachongbála); vellum; late 12th, perhaps early 13th century: p 125a-125b.
    Edition and translations
  1. Carl Marstrander, The deaths of Lugaid and Derbforgaill, Ériu 5 (1911) 201–218 [includes English translation].
  2. Ann Dooley, in: Angela Bourke, Siobhán Kilfeather, Maria Luddy, Margaret Mac Curtain, Geraldine Meaney, Máirín Ní Dhonnchadha, Mary O'Dowd and Claire Wills (eds.), The Field Day anthology of Irish writing, iv (Cork 2002) 204–206 [English translation].
  1. Rudolf Thurneysen, Die irische Helden- und Königsage bis zum siebzehnten Jahrhundert, Teil II, (Halle/Saale 1921, reprinted Georg Olms: Hildesheim & New York, 1980) 426–428.
    Internet availability
  1. Carl Marstrander's full article including variants is available via JSTOR.
    The edition used in the digital edition
  1. Kuno Meyer and Carl Marstrander, The deaths of Lugaid and Derbforgaill in Ériu. Volume 5, Dublin, Hodges Figgis (1911) page 208–213


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Created: Date range: 900–1200.

Use of language

Language: [GA] The text is in Middle Irish.

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