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Published by Dublin Institue for Advanced Studies in Dublin .
Written in English


  • Irish literature.,
  • Tales -- Ireland.,
  • Sagas, Irish.,
  • Epic literature, Irish.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

Statementedited by Padraig O"Fiannachta.
ContributionsO"Fiannachta, Padraig.
The Physical Object
Paginationx,97p. ;
Number of Pages97
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17516058M

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The Cattle Raid of Cooley, Irish Táin bó Cuailnge, Old Irish epiclike tale that is the longest of the Ulster cycle of hero tales and deals with the conflict between Ulster and Connaught over possession of the brown bull of Cooley. The tale was composed in prose with verse passages in the 7th and 8th centuries. It is partially preserved in The Book of the Dun Cow (c. ) and is also found. The Tain Bo Cuailnge survives, in whole or in part, in a considerable number of MSS., most of which are, however, late. The most important are three in number:— (1) Leabhar na h-Uidhri (LU), ‘The Book of the Dun Cow,’ a MS. dating from about The version here given is an old one, though with some late additions, in later language. Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition Táin Bó Cúalnge from the Book of Leinster Author: [unknown]. The Cattle-Raid of Cooley (Táin Bó Cúalnge) is the central epic of the Ulster cycle. Queen Medb of Connaught gathers an army in order to gain possession of the most famous bull in Ireland, which is the property of Daire, a chieftain of Ulster.

Aug 28,  · The Cattle-Raid of Cooley: Tain Bo Cuailnge (Forgotten Books) [Unknown] on larep-immo.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Book Description: Táin Bó Cúailnge (the driving-off of cows of Cooley/5(2). This Study Guide consists of approximately 42 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Tain. The Tain or "Tain Bo Cuailnge," translated as "The Cattle Raid of Cuailnge," is considered the nearest equivalent. The Táin Bó Cúailnge, or 'Cattle Raid of Cooley', is the most famous tale in Irish mythology. It is at the centre of the Ulster Cycle of mythological sagas, known as the Rúraíocht in Irish. The tales in the Ulster Cycle are the most heroic of all the Irish myths that have been recorded in . The Táin has been translated by Bryan O'Looney in a manuscript entitled "Tain Bo Cualnge. Translated from the original vellum manuscript known as the Book of .

The Tain, an ancient Irish tale, goes by another title, as well: Tain Bo Cuailnge, which means The Cattle Raid of Cuailnge. This epic is part of the Irish national identity and tells of Donn Cuailnge, a bull of legend, and it’s attempted theft by King Ailill and Queen Medb. The hero, Cuchulainn, prevents this theft with a . The Birth of Cúchulainn Conor's sister, Dechtire, married one of the Red Branch warriors (vaguely equivalent to King Arthur's knights), Suailtim. Suailtim was a border guard living at Dún Dealgan (the fort of Dealga), which can be seen now as a 12th-century motte topped by the ruins of an 18th-century house near Dundalk, County Louth, 50 miles north of Dublin. Tain Bo Cuailnge, Recension 1 book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Tain Bo Cuailnge, Recension 1 book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Tain Bo Cuailnge, Recension 1 book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Trivia About Tain Bo Cuailnge, /5. Free download or read online The Tain: From the Irish epic Tain Bo Cuailnge pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published in , and was written by Anonymous. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this fantasy, mythology story are Ailill, Medb. The book has been 4/5.