Texts

verse beg. Dám thrír táncatar ille

  • Late Middle Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Finn Cycle
Fenian poem about a hound which was brought from Irúaith
Initial words (verse)
  • Dám thrír táncatar ille
Context(s)The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
  • independentThe text comes down in a relatively independent form as opposed to being embedded within a larger textual framework.
  • Book of Leinster version. 23 stanzas.
Author
Anonymous
Manuscripts
Language
  • Late Middle Irish
  • Middle Irish.

Date
12th century (Stern, Meyer).(1)n. 1 Ludwig Christian Stern, ‘Ein ossianische Ballade aus dem XII. Jahrhundert’ in Festschrift Whitley Stokes zum siebzigsten Geburtstage am 28. Februar 1900 gewidmet... (1900); Kuno Meyer, Fianaigecht (1910).
Form
verse (primary)

Classification

Early Irish poetry Finn Cycle

Sources

Notes

Ludwig Christian Stern, ‘Ein ossianische Ballade aus dem XII. Jahrhundert’ in Festschrift Whitley Stokes zum siebzigsten Geburtstage am 28. Februar 1900 gewidmet... (1900); Kuno Meyer, Fianaigecht (1910).

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[ed.] [tr.] Stern, Ludwig Christian [ed. and tr.], “Ein ossianische Ballade aus dem XII. Jahrhundert”, in: Meyer, Kuno, Ludwig Christian Stern, Rudolf Thurneysen, F. Sommer, and W. Foy (eds), Festschrift Whitley Stokes zum siebzigsten Geburtstage am 28. Februar 1900 gewidmet, Leipzig: Otto Harrassowitz, 1900. 7–19.
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LL version
[ed.] Stern, Ludwig Christian, “Erschienene Schriften”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 3 (1901): 191–202, 432–446, 605–623.
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433–434 Book of Lismore version direct link
[ed.] Ní Shéaghdha, Nessa [ed.], Agallamh na seanórach, 3 vols, vol. 2, Leabhair ó Láimhsgríbhnibh 10, Dublin, 1942.
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