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Dinnshenchas of Brug na Bóinne I
verse beg. Án sin, a maig Meic ind Óc

  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Mythological Cycle, Dinnshenchas
Poem on the dinnshenchas of Brug na Bóinne.

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn Mythological Cycle

Subjects

 Death of Finn mac Cumaill
Óengus mac ind ÓcÓengus mac ind Óc / Mac Óc / Mac ind Óc / Aengus mac ind Óc (ass. time-frame: Túatha Dé Danann) – Óengus (Aengus) mac (ind) Óc; Mac Óc: mythological figure in medieval Irish literature, one of the Túatha Dé Danann; associated with youth and love; identified in some narratives as a son of the Dagda and Bóann.
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Finn mac CumaillFionn mac Cumhaill / Find úa Báiscni (ass. time-frame: Finn mac Cumaill, Cormac mac Airt, Category:Finn Cycle) – Finn mac Cumaill (earlier mac Umaill?), Find úa Báiscni: central hero in medieval Irish and Scottish literature of the so-called Finn Cycle or Finn Cycle; warrior-hunter and leader of a fían
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Brug na Bóinne
Brug na Bóinne ... Brú na Bóinne
County Meath

Sources

Primary sources Text editions and/or modern translations – in whole or in part – along with publications containing additions and corrections, if known. Diplomatic editions, facsimiles and digital image reproductions of the manuscripts are not always listed here but may be found in entries for the relevant manuscripts. For historical purposes, early editions, transcriptions and translations are not excluded, even if their reliability does not meet modern standards.

[ed.] [tr.] Gwynn, E. J. [ed. and tr.], The metrical dindsenchas, 5 vols, vol. 2, Todd Lecture Series 9, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1906.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 2: <link> Internet Archive – vols. 1-3: <link>
10–17 [id. 2. ‘Brug Na Bóinde I’] direct link direct link direct link

Secondary sources (select)

Gwynn, E. J. [ed. and tr.], The metrical dindsenchas, 5 vols, vol. 2, Todd Lecture Series 9, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1906.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 2: <link> Internet Archive – vols. 1-3: <link>
92–94 [id. 2. ‘Brug Na Bóinde I’] direct 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.
Collection:  National Library of Scotland – PDF: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
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