Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: G301038

The Training of Cúchulainn

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Whitley Stokes

Electronic edition compiled by Ruth Murphy
Proof corrections by Hilary Lavelle and Ruth Murphy

Funded by The HEA via the LDT Project and PRTLI 4

1. First draft, revised and corrected.

Extent of text: 9600 words


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Text ID Number: G301038

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    Manuscript sources for the original
  1. British Library, Egerton 106, written by Richard Tipper, 1715.
    Further reading
  1. Ruairí Ó hUiginn, Oileamhain Con Culainn: 'Cú Chulainn's Training', Emania 19 43–52.
    The edition used in the digital edition
  1. Whitley Stokes, The Training of Cúchulainn in Revue Celtique, Volume 29, Paris, Émile Bouillon (1908); page 109–147 (even p. nos. only).


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The electronic text covers even pages 110–146. The English translation is available in a separate file.

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Text has been proof-read twice.


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Profile Description

Created: This version was copied by Richard Tipper, but is based on medieval models ([1715])

Use of language

Language: [GA] The text is in Irish.
Language: [EN] Some words in the notes are in English.
Language: [LA] Some words are in Latin.

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