Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: G303009

Tochmarc Ailbe

Author: Unknown

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Rudolf Thurneysen

Electronic edition compiled and proof corrections by Beatrix Färber

Funded by University College, Cork and
Professor Marianne McDonald via the CELT Project

2. Second draft.

Extent of text: 4900 words


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(2002) (2008)

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Text ID Number: G303009

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    Manuscript sources
  1. Dublin, Trinity College Library, 1336 olim H. 3. 17, pp. 827–831.
    Editions and translations
  1. Thurneysen's edition comprises a German translation (online at CELT in file D303009).
    Secondary literature
  1. J. Loth, Un parall[grave ]le au roman de Tristan en irlandais au Xe si[grave ]cle, Acad. des Inscr. et Belles-Lettres. Comptes Rendus, 1924, 122–134.
  2. Brian Ó Cuí v, Miscellanea: 2. 'Agallamh Fhinn agus Ailbhe', Celtica 18 (1986) 105–124.
  3. M. A. O'Brien, In indeoin fo dorndgaluib, Celtica 3 (1956) 180.
    The edition used in the digital edition
  1. Rudolf Thurneysen, Tochmarc Ailbe (Das Werben um Ailbe) in Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie. Volume 13, Halle an der Saale, Niemeyer (1921) page 251–282


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Sampling Declaration

The electronic file represents the edited text, even pages 254–282.

Editorial Declaration


Text has been checked and proofread twice. Text supplied by the editor is tagged sup resp="RT"; text put in round brackets by the editor was rendered del.


Uppercase at start of sentence/metrical line introduced; missing punctuation inserted; the raised dot, not supported by browsers, is rendered as hyphen; notae augentes are hyphenated. Expansions of abbreviations are not marked in the digital edition.


Quotes are rendered q.


div0=the whole work; div1=the text; div2="question and answer dialogue between Finn and Ailbe; page-breaks are marked pb n=""; folio breaks are marked mls unit="MS folio n="".


Notae augentes have been hyphenated off.


Names have not been tagged.

Profile Description

Created: By (an) unknown Irish monastic author. Date range: c.900-1200.

Use of language

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

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