Cath Muige Tuired Cunga

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Cath Muige Tuired Cunga

Cath Muige Tuired Cunga
‘The battle of Mag Tuired at Cong’

Early Modern Irish tale of the conflict fought between the Túatha Dé Danann and the Fir Bolg over the sovereignty of Ireland.

Title

Cath Muige Tuired Cunga
‘The battle of Mag Tuired at Cong’
Per one of the concluding lines (Conad é Cath Muige Tuired Cunga conuige sin). The central event of the tale is also referred as the first battle of Mag Tuired, distinguishing it from the battle between the Túatha Dé Danann and the Fomoire.

Manuscripts

Language

Early Modern Irish

Form

primary form(s) — prose

Textual relationships

Related: Lebor gabála Érenn/2G(1). Gabáil Tuath nDé
Cath Muige Tuired Cunga

Categories

Mythological Cycle

Subject tags

 Túatha Dé Danann  Fir Bolg  Mag Tuired

Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
web page identifiers

page name: Cath Muige Tuired Cunga
page url: http://vanhamel.nl/codecs/Cath_Muige_Tuired_Cunga
page ID: 20003
page ID tracker: http://vanhamel.nl/codecs/Show:ID?id=20003



  • Sources

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 the entry for the relevant manuscript.

[ed.] [tr.] Fraser, John, “The first battle of Moytura”, Ériu 8 (1916): 1–63.

Secondary sources

Murphy, Gerard, “Notes on Cath Maige Tuired”, Éigse 7 (1953–1955): 191–198.

Queried results

if available
Fraser, John, “The first battle of Moytura”, Ériu 8 (1916): 1–63.

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