Abair a Oisín mheic Finn

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Abair a Oisín mheic Finn

    The death of Goll
    verse beg. Abair a Oisín mheic Finn

    • Late Middle Irish, Early Modern Irish
    • verse
    • Classical Irish poetry, Duanaire Finn, Finn Cycle
    Initial words (verse)
    • Abair a Oisín mheic Finn
    “Tell us Oisín son of Fionn”
    Context(s)
    The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
    Manuscripts
    Dublin, University College, MS Franciscan A 20 (b) = Duanaire Finn [s. xvii1]
    ff. 29r (middle)–31v (line 2)
    Language
    Late Middle Irish Early Modern Irish late Middle Irish and Early Modern Irish (Murphy).
    Form
    verse (primary)
    Number of stanzas
    62 » The poem ends etreliqua (abbreviated), suggesting that the exemplar would have been longer

    Classification

    Classical Irish poetry Duanaire Finn Finn Cycle
    • 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 the entry for the relevant manuscript.

    [ed.] [tr.] MacNeill, Eoin [ed.], Duanaire Finn: The book of the lays of Fionn, 3 vols, vol. 1: Irish text, with translation into English, Irish Texts Society 7, London: Irish Texts Society, 1908.
    Foclóir na Nua-Ghaeilge – editions: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive – originally from Google Books: <link>
    58–61; 165–169 Poem XXII. Edition and translation

    Secondary sources

    Murphy, Gerard, Duanaire Finn: The book of the lays of Fionn, 3 vols, vol. 3: Introduction, notes, appendices and glossary, Irish Texts Society 43, London: Irish Texts Society, 1953.
    Internet Archive: <link>
    49–53
    Ó Briain, Máirtín, “Duanaire Finn XXII: Goll and the champion’s portion”, in: Carey, John [ed.], Duanaire Finn: reassessments, Irish Texts Society, Subsidiary Series 13, London: Irish Texts Society, 2003. 51–78.

    Queried results

    if available
    Ó Briain, Máirtín, “Duanaire Finn XXII: Goll and the champion’s portion”, in: Carey, John [ed.], Duanaire Finn: reassessments, Irish Texts Society, Subsidiary Series 13, London: Irish Texts Society, 2003. 51–78.
    Murphy, Gerard, Duanaire Finn: The book of the lays of Fionn, 3 vols, vol. 3: Introduction, notes, appendices and glossary, Irish Texts Society 43, London: Irish Texts Society, 1953.
    Internet Archive: <link>
    MacNeill, Eoin [ed.], Duanaire Finn: The book of the lays of Fionn, 3 vols, vol. 1: Irish text, with translation into English, Irish Texts Society 7, London: Irish Texts Society, 1908.
    Foclóir na Nua-Ghaeilge – editions: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive – originally from Google Books: <link>

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