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Foglaim Con Culainn‘The training of Cú Chulainn’

  • Ulster Cycle
Foglaim Con Culainn
‘The training of Cú Chulainn’
also referred to as Do fhogluim Chonculainn and Oileamhain Con Cualainn.
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Related: Cles Con CulainnCles Con Culainn

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


Ulster Cycle
Ulster Cycle
id. 1797


Cú ChulainnCú 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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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.] Stokes, Whitley [ed. and tr.], “The training of Cúchulain”, Revue Celtique 29 (1908): 109–152, 312–314 (add. and corr.).
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
Based on Egerton 106.

Secondary sources (select)

Ó hUiginn, Ruairí, “Oileamhain Con Cualainn: ‘Cú Chulainn’s Training’”, Emania 19 (2002): 43–52.
Dennis Groenewegen, Patrick Brown
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March 2011, last updated: November 2019