Murdoch (Brian Oliver)

Murdoch (Brian): An early Irish Adam and Eve: Saltair na rann and the traditions of the fall.
In Mediaeval studies 35 (1973), pp. 146–177.
Greene (David), Kelly (Fergus), Murdoch (Brian): The Irish Adam and Eve story from Saltair na rann.
Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1976.
Vol. 1: Text and translation, by David Greene and Fegus Kelly. 113 pp.
Vol. 2: Commentary, by Brian Murdoch. 162 pp.

Edition of Cantos 4-12 (lines 833-2240, 2385-8). Text from Rawl. B 502 with variants from RIA 24 P 27 and Leabhar Breac.

Rev. by
Máire Herbert, in Éigse 17/3 (Samhradh, 1978), pp. 411-413.
Pierre-Yves Lambert, in ÉtC 18 (1981), p. 374.
Gearóid Mac Eoin, in StH 19 (1979), pp. 194-200.
J. E. Caerwyn Williams, in StC 12-13 (1977-1978), p. 506 (Vol. 1).
Murdoch (Brian): From the Flood to the Tower of Babel: some notes on Saltair na Rann XIII-XXIV.
In Ériu 40 (1989), pp. 69–92.
Murdoch (Brian): In pursuit of the Caillech Bérre: an early Irish poem and the medievalist at large.
In ZCP 44 (1991), pp. 80–127.
Studies the various English versions available of this poem.
Murdoch (Brian): Saltair na Rann XXV-XXXIV: from Abraham to Joseph.
In Ériu 46 (1995), pp. 93–119.
Continues commentary on SR, following the author’s The Irish Adam and Eve Story from Saltair na Rann: Volume II, commentary (Dublin, 1976) and From the Flood to the Tower of Babel, in Ériu 40 (1989), 69-92.
Murdoch (Brian): The apocryphal Adam and Eve in medieval Europe: vernacular translations and adaptations of the Vita Adae et Evae.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009. x + 292 pp.
Chap. 2: Ireland.

Rev. by
John Carey, in Peritia 21 (2010), pp. 346-348.
Zbigniew Izydorczyk, in Speculum 86/4 (Oct., 2011), pp. 1100-1103.
Sarah Rowles, in CMCS 59 (Summer, 2010), pp. 87-89.