Scéla Cairpri Cruim ⁊ Maoil Sechlaind mic Maoil Ruanaidh ‘The story of Cairpre Cromm and Máel Shechnaill mac Máele Ruanaid’

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Coirpre Crom mac FeradaigCoirpre Crom(m) mac Feradaig
(d. 904)
bishop of Clonmacnoise
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Máel Sechnaill mac Máele RúanaidMáel Sechnaill mac Máele Rúanaid
(d. 862)
high-king of Ireland from the Clann Cholmáin sept of the Uí Néill
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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.] Carey, John, “The out-of-body adventures of Cairpre Cromm”, in: John Carey, Emma Nic Cárthaigh, and Caitríona Ó Dochartaigh (eds), The end and beyond: medieval Irish eschatology, vol. 1, 17.1, Aberystwyth: Celtic Studies Publications, 2014. 145–151.
[ed.] Dottin, Georges, Manuel d’irlandais moyen, 2 vols, vol. 2, Paris, 1913.
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
119–123 [id. 25.] Edition based on LB, with some variants from the Brussels MS.
[ed.] [tr.] Stokes, Whitley [ed. and tr.], “Three legends from the Brussels manuscript 5100–4”, Revue Celtique 26 (1905): 360–377. Corrigenda in Revue Celtique 27 (1906): 203.
TLH – 1. Coirpre Crom and Maelsechlainn's soul: <link> TLH – 2. Coirpre Crom and S. Ciarán: <link> TLH – 3. Colmán mac Duach and Guaire: <link>
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