top of page

Lebar na h'uidre - Book of the Dun Cow

The Letter, Issue 27, Spring 2003, Pages 43 - 50


LEBAR NA H-UIDRE BOOK OF THE DUN COW

A TRANSLATION

by


MARION DEANE


Book of the Dun Cow


One day the nobles of Ulster were around

Concobur in Emain Macha.


A birdflock used visit the plain in front of

Emain.

They used graze it until they left not even

roots nor grass nor herbs in the ground.

The Ulstermen were troubled to see them

destroying their land.

One day, they prepare nine chariots to

pursue them, for it was a custom with them to hunt birds.

Concobar was there in his chariot

and his sister Deictire,

and she was of marriagable age.

She was chariot-driver to her brother.

Want to read more?

Subscribe to theletter.ie to keep reading this exclusive post.

Related Posts

See All

The Super-Ego And Enjoyment

According to a new report one in four men under the age of forty have lost their libido and low testosterone levels are to blame. The...

Of Course I'm Not A Racist ... But

On the 3rd December 1969 Lacan was questioned by a member of a rather rowdy audience of over 800 people at the University of Vincennes...

Issue 27: Editorial

As is usual, this third and final issue of the current volume brings the reader a selection of papers from those presented in the course...

Komentáře

Komentáře se nepodařilo načíst.
Zdá se, že se objevily se technické potíže. Zkuste se znovu připojit nebo stránku obnovit.
bottom of page