Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 55 (2006)
Rev. by
Pierre-Yves Lambert, in ÉtC 37 (2011), pp. 251-253.
Hartmann (Hans): Was ist ‘Wahrheit’ (2)?: ein Vergleich französischer, keltischer, indischer, iranischer und griechischer Vorstellungen von der Verwirklichung der Wahrheit; eine kulturgeschichtliche Analyse. Teil IV.
In ZCP 55 (2006), pp. 1–17.
Continued in ZCP 56 (2008), pp. 1-56.

Lindeman (Fredrik Otto): Celtic *nāmant-.
In ZCP 55 (2006), pp. 18–24.
Discusses the etymology of OIr. námae, arguing that it is a substantivized present participle of a Celtic factitive verb *nāmā-ti ‘puts (someone) in a state of fear’.

Arbuthnot (Sharon J.): Some accretions to genealogical material in a manuscript boxed with the Book of Leinster.
In ZCP 55 (2006), pp. 57–67.
Studies the relationship between the Laigin genealogies in the additional material stored together with MS TCD H 2. 18 (= sections Q, R and S as ed. by R. Atkinson 1880 [Best1, p. 65]) and the textual tradition of Cóir anmann, arguing that the Laigin genealogies were expanded using the longest version of Cóir anmann, which in turn had as a source a genealogical treatise similar to the 12th c. texts. Includes a transcription of the corresponding passages.

Edel (Doris): ‘Bodily matters’ in early Irish narrative literature.
In ZCP 55 (2006), pp. 69–107.
Examines the depiction of sexual and excretory activities.

Miller (Stephen): “Here the Manx language lingers, and may linger some time longer” : Manx and English in Cregneash in 1901.
In ZCP 55 (2006), pp. 108–121.

Eson (Lawrence E.): Merlin’s last cry: ritual burial and rebirth of the poet in Celtic and Norse tradition.
In ZCP 55 (2006), pp. 181–200.
Discusses the technique of achieving poetical inspiration by undergoing a process of iniciation involving ritual burial or symbolic death, followed by rebirth as poet or prophet; refers in particular to the episode of the Finding of the Táin.

Heinz (Sabine): Nachruf auf Martin Rockel.
In ZCP 55 (2006), p. 201.

Mac Mathúna (Séamus): Proinsias Mac Cana 1926–2004.
In ZCP 55 (2006), pp. 202–207.