Longes Labrada

  • Middle Irish
  • Cycles of the Kings
The version of the story of Labraid’s exile, Moriath and her harper, and his return to Ireland as it occurs in longer copies of the Amra Choluim Chille commentary.
Longes Labrada
The tale occurs without a title in the manuscripts. A tale with the title Longes Labrada occurs in version A of the medieval Irish tale lists (see the [[Medieval Irish tale lists/Immrama |immrama]]).
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  • Middle Irish
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Cycles of the Kings
Cycles of the Kings
id. 80


Labraid Loingsech
Labraid Loingsech
(time-frame ass. with Irish legendary history)
also Labraid Lorc or Labraid Móen, legendary Irish king, son of Ailill Áine; regarded as an ancestor of the Laigin

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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 Bodleian Amra Choluimb Chille”, Revue Celtique 20 (1899): 31–55, 132–183, 248–289, 400–437. Corrigenda in Revue Celtique 21 (1900): 133–136.
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Dennis Groenewegen
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June 2013, last updated: January 2024