Airne Fíngein

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Airne Fíngein

    Airne Fíngein‘Fíngen’s night watch’

    • Early Middle Irish, Late Old Irish
    • Cycles of the Kings, Irish legendary history
    Manuscripts
    Language
    • Early Middle Irish Late Old Irish
    • early Middle Irish or late Old Irish.

    Classification

    Cycles of the Kings Irish legendary history

    Subject tags

    Conn CétchathachConn Cétchathach – legendary high-king of Ireland; son of Fedlimid Rechtmar
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    Fíngen mac LuchtaFíngen mac Luchta (ass. time-frame: Fedlimid Rechtmar, Conn Cétchathach) – In Airne Fíngein (‘Fíngen's vigil’), a prince (rígdomna) of Munster, who stands on top of Druim Fíngin one Samain night when he meets Rothníam, a woman of the síd, and through her learns of a series of wonders associated with the birth of Conn Cétchathach.
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    • 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.] Vendryes, Joseph [ed.], Airne Fíngein, Mediaeval and Modern Irish Series 15, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1953.
    [ed.] Scarre, A. M. [ed.], “Airne Fingein inso”, in: Bergin, Osborn, R. I. Best, Kuno Meyer, and J. G. O'Keeffe (eds.), Anecdota from Irish manuscripts, vol. 2, Halle and Dublin, 1908. 1–10.
    Celtic Digital Initiative – PDF: <link>
    Based on Stowe MS D iv 2.
    [ed.] Mac Aongusa, Máire [ed.], “Airne Fíngein”, TLH: Thesaurus Linguae Hibernicae, Online: University College Dublin. URL: <http://www.ucd.ie/tlh/text/mma.tlh.001.text.html>.
    Text transcribed from the Book of Lismore.
    [tr.] Cross, Tom Peete, and A. C. L. Brown (trs.), “Fingen's night-watch”, The Romanic Review 9 (1918): 29–47.
    Gallica: <link>
    Translation based on Scarre's edition.
    [tr.] Guyonvarc'h, Christian-J. [ed.], Textes mythologique irlandais, Rennes: Ogam - Celticum, 1980.
    189–202 French translation

    Secondary sources

    Bondarenko, Grigory, “Fintan mac Bóchra: Irish synthetic history revisited”, in: Fomin, Maxim, Václav Blažek, and Piotr Stalmaszczyk (eds), Transforming traditions: studies in archaeology, comparative linguistics and narrative: proceedings of the Fifth International Colloquium of Societas Celto-Slavica, held at Příbram, 26–29 July 2010, Studia Celto-Slavica 6, Łódź: Łódź University Press, 2012. 129–147.
    Wiley, Dan M., “The politics of myth in Airne Fingein”, in: Eska, Joseph F. [ed.], Narrative in Celtic tradition: essays in honor of Edgar M. Slotkin, CSANA Yearbook 8, 9, New York: Colgate University Press, 2011. 276–288.

    Bondarenko, Grigory, “Fintan mac Bóchra: Irish synthetic history revisited”, in: Fomin, Maxim, Václav Blažek, and Piotr Stalmaszczyk (eds), Transforming traditions: studies in archaeology, comparative linguistics and narrative: proceedings of the Fifth International Colloquium of Societas Celto-Slavica, held at Příbram, 26–29 July 2010, Studia Celto-Slavica 6, Łódź: Łódź University Press, 2012. 129–147.
    Wiley, Dan M., “The politics of myth in Airne Fingein”, in: Eska, Joseph F. [ed.], Narrative in Celtic tradition: essays in honor of Edgar M. Slotkin, CSANA Yearbook 8, 9, New York: Colgate University Press, 2011. 276–288.
    Bondarenko, Grigory, “Autochthons and otherworlds in Celtic and Slavic”, in: Brozović-Rončević, Dunja, Maxim Fomin, and Ranko Matasović (eds), Celts and Slavs in central and southeastern Europe: proceedings of the Third International Colloquium of the Societas Celto-Slavica, Dubrovnik, September 18–20, 2008, Studia Celto-Slavica 3, Zagreb: Institut za hrvatski jezik i jezikoslovlje, 2010. 281–302.
    Ulster Institutional Repository – eprint: <link>
    Sterckx, Claude, “L'Áirne Fhingheine et la vision préchrétienne de la création du monde”, in: Cession-Louppe, Jacqueline [ed.], Les Celtes aux racines de l’Europe: actes du colloque tenu au Parlement de la Communauté française de Belgique et au Musée royal de Mariemont les 20 et 21 octobre 2006, Monographies du Musée royal de Mariemont 18, Musée royal de Mariemont, 2009. 57–67.
    Mac Aongusa, Máire [ed.], “Airne Fíngein”, TLH: Thesaurus Linguae Hibernicae, Online: University College Dublin. URL: <http://www.ucd.ie/tlh/text/mma.tlh.001.text.html>.
    Guyonvarc'h, Christian-J. [ed.], Textes mythologique irlandais, Rennes: Ogam - Celticum, 1980.
    Vendryes, Joseph [ed.], Airne Fíngein, Mediaeval and Modern Irish Series 15, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1953.
    Cross, Tom Peete, and A. C. L. Brown (trs.), “Fingen's night-watch”, The Romanic Review 9 (1918): 29–47.
    Gallica: <link>
    Scarre, A. M. [ed.], “Airne Fingein inso”, in: Bergin, Osborn, R. I. Best, Kuno Meyer, and J. G. O'Keeffe (eds.), Anecdota from Irish manuscripts, vol. 2, Halle and Dublin, 1908. 1–10.
    Celtic Digital Initiative – PDF: <link>

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