Texts

Betha Ruadáin

  • Irish
  • Irish hagiography
Irish Life of Ruadán of Lothra (Lorrha, Co. North Tipperary)
Language
  • Irish

Classification

Irish hagiography

Subjects

Ruadán of LorrhaRuadán of Lorrha
(d. 584)
Ruadán mac Fergusa Birn
(time-frame ass. with Díarmait mac Cerbaill)
Ruadán mac Fergusa Birn, patron saint of Lothra (Lorrha, Co. North Tipperary)
See more
Díarmait mac CerbaillDíarmait mac Cerbaill
(supp. d. 565)
In Irish historical tradition, high-king of Ireland, son of Fergus Cerrbél.
See more
Áed GúaireÁed Gúaire
(supp. fl. 6th century)
Áed Guaire
(time-frame ass. with Díarmait mac Cerbaill, Ruadán of Lorrha)
A king or chieftain of Uí Máine in tales about Rúadán of Lorrha and Díarmait mac Cerbaill, who is said to have slain Áed in spite of the saint’s protection.
See more

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.] Plummer, Charles, Bethada náem nÉrenn: Lives of Irish saints, 2 vols, vol. 1: Introduction, texts, glossary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1922.
CELT – edition: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
317–329
[tr.] Plummer, Charles, Bethada náem nÉrenn: Lives of Irish saints, 2 vols, vol. 2: Translations, notes, indexes, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1922.
CELT – translations: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
308–320 (English translation); 362–363 (textual notes)

Secondary sources (select)

Plummer, Charles, Bethada náem nÉrenn: Lives of Irish saints, 2 vols, vol. 1: Introduction, texts, glossary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1922.
CELT – edition: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
xl
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
Page created
May 2014, last updated: July 2021