Aígidecht Artúir ‘The hosting (guesting) of Artúir’

  • Medieval Irish literature
  • extent: not extant
A lost Irish tale whose title (Aígidecht Artúir) is mentioned in the Book of Leinster version of tale list A, where it occurs in the section on tales about oirgne ( ‘ravagings’). The corresponding title in TCD 1336 is Aigse Airduus.
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Secondary sources (select)

Mac Cana, Proinsias, The learned tales of medieval Ireland, Dublin: DIAS, 1980.
Jaski, Bart, “Early Irish examples of the name ‘Arthur’”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 56 (2007): 89–105.
Bernhardt-House, Phillip A., “Horses, hounds, and high kings: a shared Arthurian tradition across the Irish Sea?”, in: Joseph Falaky Nagy (ed.), Myth in Celtic literatures, 6, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2007. 11–21.
Dennis Groenewegen
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July 2012, last updated: January 2024