[Echtra Loegairi meic Crimthainn]

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Editor: Patricia Kelly

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Source of the text used in this electronic edition

The Book of Lismore, fol. 167r col. a, l. 24 - 167v col. a, l. 32.

Other Manuscript sources

The Book of Leinster, fol. 275 b 22 - 276 b 24

Published editions and translations

Standish Hayes O’Grady, Silva Gadelica 1 (Dublin 1892), 256-7; 2, 290-91

T. P. Cross, ‘Laegaire mac Crimthainn’s visit to Fairyland’, Modern Philology 13 (1916), 731-39

Kenneth Hurlstone Jackson, ‘The Adventure of Laeghaire mac Crimthainn’, Speculum 17 (1942), 380-87

Other transcriptions

Eugene O’Curry, Transcription of the Book of Lismore, Royal Irish Academy Ms 23 H 5, cat. no. 477


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Thesaurus Linguae Hibernicae,
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Project funder: Professor Marianne McDonald (University of California, San Diego) via the Ireland Funds.

Date: Final mark-up completed, 2006-09-21

Text ID: pk.tlh.001


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The electronic text is transcribed from the facsimile of the Book of Lismore. The electronic version is a diplomatic version of the manuscript original. Punctuation, word division and capitalisation are as in the manuscript. Contractions are expanded where possible and the expansions are tagged <expan>.

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