Brislech Mór Maige Muirthemne, also known as Aided Con Culainn
- Old Irish
- prose, verse
- Ulster Cycle
Old Irish saga about the slaying of the Ulster hero Cú Chulainn, Conall Cernach’s revenge, Cú Chulainn’s ‘phantom speech’ (síabur-chobra) delivered after his death and a lament by Emer.
- Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1339 (H 2. 18) = Book of Leinster [s. xii2]pp. 119a–123bbeginning: ‘[...] nad fordamarsa gol ban ⁊ mac cen etráin forru cosindiu’Acephalous: the beginning of the text, possibly a single leaf, is lost. Roscada are marked with .r. in the margins.
- Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1337 19, pp. 565–628 [s. xvi (?)]pp. 601–603Glossed extracts from the text, here referred to as ‘In Brislech co sin’. Incl. extracts from the part that is missing in LL.
- Old Irish
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.
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