Eachtra Mhelóra agus Orlando ‘The adventure of Melóra and Orlando’

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  • Irish Arthurian romances
There are two copies of this manuscript text.
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2nd half of the 17th century


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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.] Mhac an tSaoi, Máire, Dhá sgéal Artúraíochta: mar atá Eachtra Mhélora agus Orlando agus Céilidhe Iosgaide Léithe, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1946.
1–41 Edited from TCD 1399.
[ed.] Draak, A. M. E. [ed.], “Orlando agus Melora”, Béaloideas 16 (1946–1948): 3–48.
Edited from TCD 1399.

Secondary sources (select)

Smelik, Bernadette, “Structure and audience: the case of the hybrid Eachtra Mhelóra agus Orlando”, in: Wendy Marie Hoofnagle, and Wolfram R. Keller [eds.], Other nations: the hybridization of insular mythology and identity, 27, Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag Winter, 2011. 227–241.
Smelik, Bernadette, “Receptiesturende elementen in Eachtra Mhelóra agus Orlando”, in: Inge Genee, Bart Jaski, and Bernadette Smelik (eds), Arthur, Brigit, Conn, Deirdre... Verhaal, taal en recht in de Keltische wereld. Liber amicorum voor Leni van Strien-Gerritsen, Nijmegen: Stichting Uitgeverij de Keltische Draak, 2003. 171–185.
Dennis Groenewegen
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