Immram curaig Mail Dúin ‘The voyage of Máel Dúin’s curach’

  • Middle Irish
  • Medieval Irish literature
  • Middle Irish
  • Middle Irish.

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Ráisit d'inis nárbo dermarRáisit d'inis nárbo dermar


Medieval Irish literatureMedieval Irish literature


Máel DúinMáel Dúin
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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, “The Voyage of Mael Duin [part 1]”, Revue Celtique 9 (1888): 447–495.
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[ed.] [tr.] Stokes, Whitley, “The Voyage of Mael Duin [part 2]”, Revue Celtique 10 (1889): 50–95.
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[ed.] Meyer, Kuno [ed.], “Incipit do Imrum Curaig Mældúin andso”, in: Osborn Bergin, R. I. Best, Kuno Meyer, and J. G. OʼKeeffe (eds), Anecdota from Irish manuscripts, vol. 1, Halle and Dublin, 1907. 50–74, 80.
Celtic Digital Initiative: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
Text of YBL collated with that of Harleian 5280
[ed.] Meyer, Kuno, “Maeldúins Meerfahrt, ein altirisches Gedicht”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 11 (1917): 148–165.
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[ed.] Hamel, A. G. van, Immrama, Mediaeval and Modern Irish Series, 10, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1941.
[ed.] Oskamp, H. P. A., The Voyage of Máel Dúin. A study in early Irish voyage literature followed by an edition of Immram Curaig Máele Dúin from the YBL in TCD, Groningen: Wolters-Noordhoff, 1970.

Secondary sources (select)

Hamel, A. G. van, “The text of Immram curaig Maíldúin”, Études Celtiques 3:5 (1938): 1–20.
Journal volume:  Persée – Études Celtiques, vol. 3, fascicule 5, 1938: <link> Persée – Études Celtiques, vol. 3, fascicule 6, 1938: <link>
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