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Immram Brain

Online sources

Manuscript sources and printed editions
See imram brain in MsOmit 2010
See immram brain in Scéla
See imram brain meic febail in *selgā
See Background details and bibliographic information at CELT

Digital Image of manuscript
This saga appears in the manuscript MS. Rawl. B. 512, in the Bodleian Library, Oxford, starting in fol. 119r, column a, line 1, beginning [C]oeca rand rogab in ben a tírib ingnad for lar an tige do Bran mac Febail. A digital image of this manuscript is available at: Bodleian Library, Oxford.

This saga appears in the manuscript MS 23 N 10, in the Royal Irish Academy, starting on p. 57, line 1, beginning [C]aocca rant rogab an ben. A digital image of this manuscript is available at: Irish Script on Screen.

A fragment of the end of this saga appears in the manuscript MS 23 E 25 (Leabhar na hUidhre), in the Royal Irish Academy, starting on p. 121, column a, line 1, beginning Lil in chertle dia dernainn (See Section 62). A digital image of this manuscript is available at: Irish Script on Screen.

This saga appears in the manuscript MS 1318 (Yellow Book Of Lecan), in Trinity College Dublin, II, col. 395-398. A digital image of this manuscript is available at: Irish Script on Screen.

Medieval Irish text
Séamus Mac Mathúna (ed.), Immram Brain: Bran’s journey to the land of the women, (Tübingen: Max Niemeyer Verlag, 1985), pp. 33-45.
Irish text at CELT

Medieval Irish text and English translation
Kuno Meyer (ed. & tr.), The Voyage of Bran son of Febal to the land of the living, (London: David Nutt, 1895), Volume 1, pp. 2-34.
Digital Edition at Archive.org (pp. 2-34); Digital Edition at Sacred-Texts.com; English translation at MaryJones.us; English translation at Tech Screpta; English translation at Yorku.ca (PDF)

Medieval Irish text (§§32-60)
Gerard Murphy (ed.), Manannán, God of the Sea, Describes his Kingdom to Bran and Predicts the Birth of Mongán, in: Early Irish lyrics, eighth to twelfth century, (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1956) pp. 92–100.
Irish text at CELT

Medieval Irish text (§§62-66)
Richard Irvine Best and Osborn Bergin (ed.), Lebor na hUidre: Book of the Dun Cow, (Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 1929; repr. Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1992), p. 306.
Digital Edition at Archive.org (p. 306); Digital Edition at NLS.uk (p. 306 (362)); Irish text at CELT