Agallamh na seanórach
- Early Modern Irish, Middle Irish
- prose, verse
- Finn Cycle
- Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 24 P 5 (93) = Reeves manuscript of the Agallamh na seanórach [s. xvii]The primary manuscript. The text breaks off incomplete.
- Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 L 22 (106) [s. xix]An acephalous transcript by Samuel Bryson from RIA MS 24 P 5
- Excerpts (probably ultimately derived from RIA MS 24 P 5 above)
- Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS F v 2 (35) [s. xviii]
- Early Modern Irish Middle Irish
- Middle Irish source material has been modernised.
A poem found in Agallamh na seanórach, where it is attributed to Cáilte. The poem is largely a topographical catalogue of birds and beasts from all over Ireland, which are pairs of wild animals collected by Caílte as a ransom for Finn, who is imprisoned by Cormac mac Airt, king of Tara.
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.
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