Medieval Irish tale lists/Úatha

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Medieval Irish tale lists/Úatha

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The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.

Form

primary form(s) — list

Classification

Medieval Irish literature
Contents

The titles in the tale-list are given below, with a note on the texts to which these titles appear to refer. For the complete list, see Medieval Irish tale lists.

[1] Uath Angeda

Summary:
Title referring to the tale of Úath Angeda
» Textual sources: Úath Angeda

[2] Uath Ecalsa Imchummair / Egailsi in Comair

[3] Uath Belaig Con Glais

[4] Uath Licce Blada/Blatha

[5] Uath Maige Uatha

[6] Uath Maige Imbolg / Bolg

[7] Uath Beinne Etair

Summary:
Title referring to the tale of Úath Beinne Étair
» Textual sources: Úath Beinne Étair

[8] Uath Locha Lurgan

[9] Uath Dercce Ferna

Summary:
Title referring to a tale known as Úath Dercce Ferna (‘The horror of Derc Ferna’). As Meyer suggests, it is likely a tale of the Finn Cycle, possibly the same text as Echtra Fhind i nDerc Ferna referred to in the list of Echtrai (list A). No text by either of these titles is extant.
» References: Kuno Meyer, Fianaigecht (1910): xxiv

[10] Uath Úama Crúachan

  • Sources


Queried results

if available
Meyer, Kuno, Fianaigecht: being a collection of hitherto inedited Irish poems and tales relating to Finn and his Fiana, Todd Lecture Series 16, London: Hodges, Figgis, 1910.
National Library of Scotland – PDF: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
Meyer, Kuno, “Introduction”, in: Meyer, Kuno, Fianaigecht: being a collection of hitherto inedited Irish poems and tales relating to Finn and his Fiana, Todd Lecture Series 16, London: Hodges, Figgis, 1910. v–xxxi.
“Tenth century (xii-xxvii)”
xii. Triad § 236 of Trecheng Breth Féne; xiii. (a) Poem by Cináed ua hArtacáin, beginning ‘Án sin, a maig Meic ind Óc’ (dinnshenchas of Brug na Bóinne I); xiii.(b) Poem by Cináed ua hArtacáin, beginning ‘Fianna bátar i nEmain’; xiv. (a) Poem beg. ‘Almu Lagen, les na Fían’ (dinnshenchas of Almu I); xiv. (b) Poem beg. ‘Almu robo cháem dia cois’ (dinnshenchas of Almu II); xv. Poem beg. ‘Fornocht do dún, a Druim nDen’ (dinnshenchas of Fornocht), attributed to Finn; xvi. Poem beg. ‘Sund dessid domunemar’ (dinnshenchas of Ráith Ésa); xvii. Poem beg. ‘Tipra Sen-Garmna fo a snas’ (dinnshenchas of Tipra Sengarmna); xviii. Finn and Gráinne; xix. Echtra Finn, containing a prose version of Finn and the phantoms; xx. Poem beg. ‘Echta Lagen for Leth Cuind’ (LL); xxi. (a) Poem beg. ‘Scél lem dúib’, found in the commentary to Amra Choluim Chille; xxi. (b) Poem beg. ‘Cétamon’, embedded within the Macgnímartha Find; xxii. Poem ascribed to Urard mac Coise, beginning ‘A Mór Maigne Moigi Siúil’; xxiii. Tochmarc Ailbe; xxiv. ‘Aithed Gráinne’, title in medieval Irish tale lists; xxv. Úath Beinne Étair; xxvi. ‘Uath Dercce Ferna’, known from the tale lists, but presumed lost; xxvii. (a) Aided Find (Egerton 92 fragment); xxvii. (b) a single quatrain preserved in LL, beg. ‘Rodíchned Find, ba fer tend’.

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