Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: G303013

Two Tales about Finn

Author: Unknown

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Kuno Meyer

Electronic edition compiled by Beatrix Färber and Ruth MurphyProof corrections by Ruth Murphy, Hilary Lavelle

Funded by The HEA via the LDT Project and PRTLI 4

1. First draft, revised and corrected.

Extent of text: 1360 words


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Text ID Number: G303013

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    Manuscript source
  1. Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, D IV 2: f 88Ra–Rb (used by Meyer).
  2. YBL: III, col. 951–952 (facs.: p 212a-b).
  1. Kuno Meyer, Two Tales about Finn, in: Revue Celtique 14 (1893), pp. 241-9 (pp. 242-5) [D IV 2].
  2. Vernam Hull, Two Tales about Finn, in: Speculum 16 (1941), pp. 322-33 (pp. 323-8) [YBL].
    Secondary Literature
  1. Arthur C. L. Brown, The Grail and the English Sir Perceval, Modern Philology 18 (1920-21) 201-28 and 661-73.
    The edition used in the digital edition
  1. Kuno Meyer, Two Tales about Finn in Revue Celtique. Volume 14, Paris, Émile Bouillon (1893) page 242–243; 245–246


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The electronic text covers pages 242–243 and 245–246. The English translation is available in a separate file.

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Text has been proof-read three times.


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Profile Description

Created: By an unknown Irish scribe Date range: 12th century.

Use of language

Language: [GA] The text is in Middle Irish.
Language: [LA] One formulaic word is in Latin.

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