Texts

Aided Lóthair‘The (violent) death of Lóthar’

  • prose
  • Táin bó Cúailnge, Dinnshenchas, Aided
Story about the death of Medb’s cowherd Lóthar, with an additional anecdote about the search for the bull. It occurs only in the first recension of TBC.
Title
Aided Lóthair
‘The (violent) death of Lóthar’
The story is thus referred to in its conclusion (Conid Aided Lóthair ar Tána sin).
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Form
prose (primary)

Classification

Táin bó Cúailgne
Táin bó Cúailgne
id. 624
DinnshenchasDinnshenchas
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AidedAided
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Subjects

Medb ChrúachnaMedb of Crúachan
Medb of Crúachan, Medb Crúachna, Medb of Connacht
(time-frame ass. with Ulster Cycle)
Queen of the Connachta, co-ruler with her husband Ailill mac Máta, in the Ulster Cycle. She is said to have a daughter, Findabair, and seven sons known as the seven Maines. Her lover is Fergus mac Róich.
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LótharLóthar
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Donn CúailngeDonn Cúailnge
Dub Cúailnge
(time-frame ass. with Ulster Cycle)
The fertile brown bull of Cúailnge (Cooley, Co. Louth) in the Táin and foretales.
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Glenn GatGlenn Gat

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Slíab CuillinnSlíab Cuillinn

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Sources

Primary sources Text editions and/or modern translations – in whole or in part – along with publications containing additions and corrections, if known. Diplomatic editions, facsimiles and digital image reproductions of the manuscripts are not always listed here but may be found in entries for the relevant manuscripts. For historical purposes, early editions, transcriptions and translations are not excluded, even if their reliability does not meet modern standards.

[ed.] [tr.] O'Rahilly, Cecile [ed. and tr.], Táin bó Cúailnge: Recension I, Dublin: DIAS, 1976.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link>
31 (ll. 977–1001); 153 Recension 1
See Táin bó Cúailnge for the complete list
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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December 2012, last updated: August 2020