CELT document G301025

Die Ursache von Noinden Ulad


Edited by Kuno Meyer

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Die Ursache von Noinden Ulad (Aus Harleian 5280, fo. 44b)

Luid Cūculaind doreim inbuis la Bōainn ⁊ a ara .i. Laog mac Riencabair. Fidchiult lais ina charpuot ⁊ buónfuch ⁊ ī bocclān di chlochuip d'orcoin ⁊ gaoi inna lāim co téd n-ass de gouin ēscc ⁊ essé uhud desen no gaipioth ēsse an charpoid.

Dilluid Fedlim Foltchoin ⁊ a cēli Eulcmoire don leth oili a mBōaind. Aspert Eulcmaire fria mnāi: “Turtarta, a Fedlim!” Fedlim dixit: “Antar frim aire co n-accar in coimriti in fer isind airide coni chēli alaili aireccar in dā n-ech la fidchioll, lia būanpuch, la forum n-ēn ic gach lercc.” Dober iarum for a rinn eeich brecai a Bōinn. Luid Elcmuire isand āth ⁊ debrid sidie corthie cethorchuir confer in carpat aurscat pris. Bíi Qūqulaind a dī ord lāma ⁊ a dī ortt coisse. Tairmgert Fedlim bliadain inna gnāis ⁊ a taidusin nocht di Ulltaib rie tuidecht dosnadba(i)t dīa blīadna arsene, conid ead fofuoair cess for Ulltoip ⁊ c.

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Title (uniform): Die Ursache von Noinden Ulad

Title (extended): [Aus Harleian 5280, fo. 44 b]

Author: unknown

Editor: Kuno Meyer

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Electronic edition compiled by: Benjamin Hazard

Funded by: University College, Cork and Higher Education Authority via the LDT Project

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2. Second draft.

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Proof corrections by: Benjamin Hazard

Extent: 750 words

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Publisher: CELT: Corpus of Electronic Texts: a project of University College, Cork

Address: College Road, Cork, Ireland—http:www.ucc.ie/celt

Date: 2003

Date: 2010

Distributor: CELT online at University College, Cork, Ireland.

CELT document ID: G301025

Availability: Available with prior consent of the CELT programme for purposes of academic research and teaching only.

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Manuscript source

  • London, British Library MS Harley 5280, folio 44b; for details see Standish O'Grady and Robin Flower (eds.), Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the British Library (formerly the British Museum), three vols., volume 1, 298–323: 313–4.


  • Kuno Meyer (ed.), Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften: Die Ursache von Noinden Ulad aus Harleian 5280, fo. 44 b, Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie 8 (1912) 120.

Secondary Literature

  1. Ruldof Thurneysen, Die irische Helden- und Königsage bis zum siebzehnten Jahrhundert (Halle 1921) vol. 1, 359.
  2. Lucius Gwynn, Cináed Úa Hartacáin, Ériu 7 (1915) 210–238: 216.

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‘Die Ursache von Noinden Ulad’ (1912). In: Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie‍ 8. Ed. by Kuno Meyer, p. 120.

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  editor 	 = {Kuno Meyer},
  title 	 = {Die Ursache von Noinden Ulad},
  journal 	 = {Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie},
  number 	 = {8},
  address 	 = {Halle/Saale},
  publisher 	 = {Max Niemeyer},
  date 	 = {1912},
  pages 	 = {120}


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Creation: Copied by Giolla Riabach Ó Cléirigh.

Date: c. 1512

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  • Text is in Old and Middle Irish. (ga)
  • The supplied title is in German. (de)

Keywords: saga; Ulster Cycle; prose; medieval

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  1. 2010-04-15: Conversion script run; header updated; new wordcount made; file parsed. (ed. Beatrix Färber)
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  6. 2003-12-15: Modifications to header; editor's corrections encoded; file proofed (3); and re-parsed, HTML file created. (ed. Beatrix Färber)
  7. 2003-12-14: Expansions and supplied text tagged; file parsed using NSGMLS. (ed. Benjamin Hazard)
  8. 2003-11-14: Header constructed, structural mark-up entered and checked, text checked and proof-read (1, 2). (ed. Benjamin Hazard)
  9. 2003-11-14: Text captured by scanning. (text capture Benjamin Hazard)

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