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Lebor gabála Érenn: The book of the taking of Ireland. Edited and translated, with notes, etc., by R. A. Stewart Macalister, D. LITT.

Related Names: Macalister, Robert Alexander Stewart 1870-1950.
Language(s): Irish ; Irish ; English
Published: Dublin, Published for the Irish Texts Society by the Educational Co. of Ireland, 1938-
Subjects: Irish language > Texts.
Irish literature.
Ireland > History > Sources.
Note: "These different histories appear ... to have been still available in their separate form, when Nennius wrote his Historia Britonum, about the end of the eighth century."--p. xxviii.
"A compilation which professes to narrate the history of ... successive colonists ... The earlier redactions have come down to us ... in fifteen mss. ... They fall into redactional groups, essentially at variance in the selection ... of the narratives, and in the language ... The editor has no alternative but to print them in extenso."--p. [ix]
Irish and English on opposite pages.
Physical Description: v. ill., diagr. 23 cm.
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