Cles Con Culainn ‘The feats of Cú Chulainn’

  • Ulster Cycle

A repertory of Cú Chulainn's feats, similar to that contained in Scéla Conchobuir meic Nessa.

Cles Con Culainn
‘The feats of Cú Chulainn’
This title is a modern invention which may be unique to the present catalogue. No title is assigned to it in the manuscript.
Textual relationships
Such lists are also found in Táin bó Cuailnge, Fled Bricrenn, Tochmarc Emire and Síaburcharpat Con Culaind.(1)n. 1 Vernam Hull, ‘Cú Chulainn’s feats’, Journal of Celtic Studies 2 (1953–1958).
Related: Fled BricrennFled BricrennFoglaim Con CulainnFoglaim Con CulainnScéla Conchobuir meic NessaScéla Conchobuir meic NessaMedieval Irish saga concerning the career of Conchobar mac Nessa, king of the UlaidSíaburcharpat Con CulaindSíaburcharpat Con CulaindTáin bó CúailngeTáin bó CúailngeTochmarc ÉtaíneTochmarc Étaíne


Ulster Cycle
Ulster Cycle
id. 1797


Cú Chulainn
Cú Chulainn
Young Ulster hero and chief character of Táin bó Cuailnge and other tales of the Ulster Cycle; son of Súaltam or Lug and Deichtire (sister to Conchobor); husband of Emer (ingen Forgaill)

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Vernam Hull, ‘Cú Chulainn’s feats’, Journal of Celtic Studies 2 (1953–1958).

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[ed.] [tr.] Hull, Vernam, “Cú Chulainn’s feats”, Journal of Celtic Studies 2 (1953–1958): 43–44.
Dennis Groenewegen, Patrick Brown
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