Lorgaireacht an tSoidigh Naomhtha ‘The Quest of the Holy Grail’

  • Early Modern Irish
  • Medieval Irish literary adaptations
Adaptation of the Quest of the Holy Grail


Medieval Irish literary adaptationsMedieval Irish literary adaptations


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.] Falconer, Sheila [ed. and tr.], Lorgaireacht an tSoidigh Naomhtha: an Early Modern Irish translation of the Quest of the Holy Grail, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1953.
[ed.] [tr.] Robinson, F. N., “Two fragments of an Irish romance of the Holy Grail”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 4 (1903): 381–393.
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[ed.] Nettlau, Max [ed.], “On some Irish translations from medieval European literature”, Revue Celtique 10 (1889): 178–191, 520.
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Secondary sources (select)

Stokes, Whitley, The tripartite Life of Patrick: with other documents relating to that saint, 2 vols, vol. 1, Rerum Britannicarum Medii Aevi Scriptores, 89.1, London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1887.
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