Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: D301031
Die Sage von CuRoi
Author: Rudolf Thurneysen
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- London, British Library, MS Egerton 88, folio 10; for details see Standish Hayes O'Grady (ed.), Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the British Library (formerly the British Museum), volume 1, 85-141: 89. [This source provides the exemplar text to four other manuscripts produced later than those listed here.]
- Dublin, Trinity College Library, 1318 olim H. 2. 16 al. Yellow Book of Lecan, col. 776-780 (facs.: p 123a-125a).
- [Dublin, Trinity College Library, MS H 3.18: p 49-52 (Amrae Chon Roí exists independently whilst also incorporated into manuscripts with the Aided.)]
- [Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS B IV 1a: p 37 (fragment).]
- [Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Laud Misc. 610, f. 117a (a Middle-Irish fragment of the tale). See Brian Ó Cuív, Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford and Oxford College Library, (Dublin: DIAS, 2001-2003), 2 vols, vol. 1 62-88.
- Richard Irvine Best (ed.), The tragic death of Cúrói mac Dári, Ériu 2 (1905) 18-35: 32-34. [From YBL and Eg. 88]
- Rudolf Thurneysen (ed.), 'Die Sage von CuRoi', Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie 9 (1913) 189-234, 336. Includes German translation and additions to his text. [First version of Eg. 88, reproduced in the present electronic edition].
- Osborn Bergin (ed.), Sgealaigheacht Cheitinn: Stories from Keating's History of Ireland (Dublin, 1930), 14-17. [This version, Bás Con Roí, represents Keating's reading of the tale.]
Sources, comment on the text, and secondary literature
- Eugene O'Curry, On the manners and customs of the Ancient Irish, 2 vols. (London, 1873) vol. 2, 96. [This refers to the version from YBL, col. 125, a27].
- Kuno Meyer, Addenda to Henri de Jubainville's Catalogue de la Littérature Épique de l'Irlande, Revue Celtique 6 (1883-5) 187-8. [This refers to the version from Bodleian MS Laud 610, f. 117a].
- Standish Hayes O'Grady (ed.), Silva Gadelica: a collection of tales in Irish with extracts illustrating persons and places, 2 vols. (London 1892) vol. 2 482, 530.
- Whitley Stokes, The prose tales in the Rennes Dindshenchas, Revue Celtique 15 (1896) 418-84: 448-50.
- Kuno Meyer, Gedicht auf Cúrói Mac Dári und Brinna Ferchertne, in Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie 3 (1901) 37-46.
- Whitley Stokes, The Eulogy of CúRoí: Amra Chonrói with text and glosses from Trinity College Dublin MS H. 3. 18, p. 49, variants from Egerton 88 and YBL, and a glossarial index, Ériu 2 (1905) 1-14.
- Patrick S(tephen) Dinneen (ed.), The History of Ireland by Geoffrey Keating, Irish Texts Society, volume 8 (Dublin 1908) 220-227.
- J. Baudi[scaron], Cúroí and CúChulainn, Ériu 7 (1914) 200-209.
- Rudolf Thurneysen (ed.), 'Allerlei Irisches [iii Aird Echdi]' in ZCP 10 (1914-15), 423-25 [see the corresponding entry in DIL].
- Rudolf Thurneysen, Die irische Helden- und Königsage bis zum siebzehnten Jahrhundert, (Halle 1921) vol. 1; 60, 431, 439, 461; vol. 2; 440, 445, 492, 669.
- Thomas F. O'Rahilly, Early Irish History and Mythology (Dublin: DIAS, 1946; last reprinted 1999).
- P(atrick) L(eo) Henry (ed. and transl.), 'Amrae Con Roi (ACR): discussion, edition and translation', Études Celtiques 31 (1995) 179-94.
- Petra Sabine Hellmuth, An edition and critical analysis of the Old and Middle-Irish recensions of the Tragic Death of Cú Roí mac Dáire: Aided Chon Roí, Unpublished Ph. D. Thesis (University College, Cork, 1998).
- Petra Sabine Hellmuth, 'A giant amongst kings and heroes: some preliminary thoughts on the character of Cú Roí mac Dáire in medieval Irish literature', Emania 17 (1998) 5-11.
- Pádraig Ó Riain (ed.), Fled Bricrenn: reassessments, Irish Texts Society, Subsidiary Series 10. (Dublin 2000).
The edition used in the digital edition
- Rudolf Thurneysen, Die Sage von CuRoi in Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie. volume 9, Halle/Saale, Max Niemeyer (1913) pages 189-234: 193-196
CELT: Corpus of Electronic Texts
The electronic text represents pp. 193-196. Thurneysen's footnotes are retained.
Text has been checked and proof-read twice.
The electronic text represents the edited text. Names are segmented in line
with CELT practice. The footnotes are tagged note type="auth" n="", and numbered. Text supplied by Thurneysen is tagged sup resp="RT".
Quotations are rendered q.
This follows the edited text.
div0=the saga. div1=the section.
Names are not tagged, nor are terms for cultural and social
roles. The few Irish and Latin terms are tagged as such.
This text uses the DIV1 element to represent the section.
Created: Translated by Rudolf Thurneysen.
Use of language
Language: [DE] The translation is in German.
Language: [GA] Some words are in Old Irish.
Language: [LA] Some words are in Latin.