Bruidne Érenn (prose)

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Bruidne Érenn (prose)

    Bruidne Érenn (prose)

    • Old Irish, Middle Irish
    • Medieval Irish literature, Ulster Cycle, Pentad, Hexad
    A brief prose account of the five or six hostels of Ireland (bruidne Érenn) and their owners occurs in a number of early Irish literary compositions and as an independent anecdote in the Book of Lismore.
    Title
    No title occurs in the manuscripts. See note below.
    Context(s)
    The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
    • independent
      The text comes down in a relatively independent form as opposed to being embedded within a larger textual framework.
    • Book of Lismore version
    Manuscripts

    At least four versions of the prose account are known.

    Scéla mucce Meic Da Thó § 1 (...in chóiced bruden ro-boí i nhÉrinn)
    Bruiden Da Choca § 31 (... in sesiod rígbruiden Érenn)

    t.b.a.
    Fled Dúin na nGéd
    t.b.a.
    Independent version
    Language
    Old Irish Middle Irish
    Textual relationships

    Classification

    Medieval Irish literature Ulster Cycle
     Pentad  Hexad
    • 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.

    Scéla mucce Meic Da Thó
    [ed.] Thurneysen, Rudolf [ed.], Scéla mucce Meic Dathó, Mediaeval and Modern Irish Series 6, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1935.
    Internet Archive: <link>
    1
    Bruiden Da Choca
    [ed.] [tr.] Toner, Gregory [ed. and tr.], Bruiden Da Choca, Irish Texts Society 61, London: Irish Texts Society, 2007.
    § 31
    [ed.] [tr.] Stokes, Whitley [ed. and tr.], “Da Choca’s hostel”, Revue Celtique 21 (1900): 149–165, 312–327, 388–402.
    Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
    Fled Dúin na nGéd
    [ed.] Lehmann, Ruth P. M. [ed.], Fled Dúin na nGéd, Mediaeval and Modern Irish Series 21, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1964.
    CELT – edition: <link>
    16
    Book of Lismore version
    [ed.] [tr.] Stokes, Whitley [ed. and tr.], Lives of saints from the Book of Lismore, Anecdota Oxoniensia, Mediaeval and Modern Series 5, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1890.
    CELT: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>, <link> Internet Archive: <link>

    Secondary sources

    McCone, Kim, “Aided Cheltchair maic Uthechair: hounds, heroes and hospitallers in early Irish myth and story”, Ériu 35 (1984): 1–30.
    O'Rahilly, T. F., Early Irish history and mythology, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1946.
    121ff
    Thurneysen, Rudolf [ed.], Scéla mucce Meic Dathó, Mediaeval and Modern Irish Series 6, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1935.
    Internet Archive: <link>
    ii–iii

    Queried results

    if available
    Toner, Gregory [ed. and tr.], Bruiden Da Choca, Irish Texts Society 61, London: Irish Texts Society, 2007.
    McCone, Kim, “Aided Cheltchair maic Uthechair: hounds, heroes and hospitallers in early Irish myth and story”, Ériu 35 (1984): 1–30.
    Lehmann, Ruth P. M. [ed.], Fled Dúin na nGéd, Mediaeval and Modern Irish Series 21, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1964.
    CELT – edition: <link>
    O'Rahilly, T. F., Early Irish history and mythology, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1946.
    Thurneysen, Rudolf [ed.], Scéla mucce Meic Dathó, Mediaeval and Modern Irish Series 6, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1935.
    Internet Archive: <link>
    Stokes, Whitley [ed. and tr.], “Da Choca’s hostel”, Revue Celtique 21 (1900): 149–165, 312–327, 388–402.
    Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
    Stokes, Whitley [ed. and tr.], Lives of saints from the Book of Lismore, Anecdota Oxoniensia, Mediaeval and Modern Series 5, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1890.
    CELT: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>, <link> Internet Archive: <link>

    web page identifiers

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