Dindshenchas 08: The Further Adventures of Nera – The Cow and the Time Machine
In the context of Dindshenchas, we return to the fascinating tale, Echtrae Nerai / Táin Bó Aingene (“The Adventures of Nera / The Cattle Raid of Aingene“), which we dipped into in “Corpse Carrying For Beginners“. When Nera returns from his adventures in the síd, he ends up with even more than a time-travel headache.
Join the Story Archaeologists as they try to unravel the threads of this closely-woven story.
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Music: “Tam Lin” by Gian Castello.
Links for this episode
- “The Adventures of Nera / The Cattle Raid of Aingene“, translated by Kuno Meyer; on Mary Jones’ Celtic Literature Collective
- “The Cattle Raid of Regamna“, translated by A. H. Leahy, on the Celtic Literature Collective
- “The Exile of the Sons of Uisliu” (a.k.a. Deirdre of the Sorrows), translated by Vernam Hull, on CELT
- “The Cattle Raid of Cooley” - Recension I, edited and translated by Cecile O’Rahilly, on CELT
- “The Cattle Raid of Cooley” - From the Book of Leinster (LL), edited and translated by Cecile O’Rahilly, on CELT
- Posted in: Dindshenchas 08: The Further Adventures of Nera - The Cow and the Time Machine ♦ Podcast Episodes ♦ Samhain Special: Corpse Carrying for Beginners ♦ Series 03: Dindshenchas and the Art of Mythic Cartography
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