Lebor gabála Érenn 3. De fhlaithiusaib Érenn

  • Lebor gabála Érenn

Third tract of Lebor gabála Érenn.

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Lebor gabála Érenn 3A. Érimón and the CruithniLebor gabála Érenn 3A. Érimón and the CruithniAn account of the reign of Érimón mac Míled, notably the contention with his brother Éber, a series of battles, the bursting forth of lakes and streams, and Érimón’s own death. A number of versions also insert a tract on the Picts into the narrative.


Lebor gabála Érenn
Lebor gabála Érenn
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A. Érimón and the Picts » entry

B. The king-lists of De fhlaithiusaib Érenn and Réim rígraide » entry

C. Dinnshenchas of Emain Macha » entry

D. Tuathal Techtmar and the Bóroma » entry


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.] Macalister, R. A. Stewart [ed.], Lebor gabála Érenn: The book of the taking of Ireland, 5 vols, vol. 5, Irish Texts Society, 44, Dublin: Irish Texts Society, 1942.
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Scowcroft, R. Mark, “Leabhar Gabhála. Part I: the growth of the text”, Ériu 38 (1987): 79–140.  
Dennis Groenewegen
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