Echtra Airt meic Cuind ⁊ tochmarc Delbchaíme ingine Morgáin ‘The adventure of Art mac Cuinn and the wooing of Delbcháem ingen Morgáin’

  • Early Modern Irish
  • Cycles of the Kings
First words (prose)
  • Feacht n-æn da roibhe Cond Cetchathach mac Feidlimigh Rechtmair ...
  • Early Modern Irish
  • Early Modern Irish (Bergin)
Textual relationships
The title Echtra Airt meic Cuind occurs in the [[medieval Irish tale lists |version B of the medieval Irish tale lists]], attesting to an earlier version of the tale than that which survives today.


Cycles of the Kings
Cycles of the Kings
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Cycles of the KingsIrish narrative literature
Cycles of the Kings
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Art mac Cuinn
Art mac Cuinn
(time-frame ass. with Irish legendary history)
legendary Irish king, father of Cormac mac Airt

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Delbcháem ingen MorgáinDelbcháem ingen Morgáin
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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.] [tr.] Best, Richard Irvine [ed. and tr.], “The adventures of Art son of Conn, and the courtship of Delbchaem”, Ériu 3 (1907): 149–173.
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Edition and translation.

Secondary sources (select)

Ó Cathasaigh, Tomás, The heroic biography of Cormac mac Airt, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1977.
Dennis Groenewegen
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October 2010, last updated: January 2024