Texts

Dind Ríg
verse beg. Dind Ríg rúad túaim tenbath

  • Old Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry, rhymeless Leinster poems
One of the rhymeless Leinster poems.
Initial words (verse)
  • Dind Ríg rúad túaim tenbath
“Dind Ríg (is) red Túaim Tenbad”
Author
Ascribed to: FerchertneFerchertne – usually, poet of Cú Roí
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The poem is ascribed to Ferchertne in all four manuscripts.
Manuscripts

Johan Corthals, ‘The rhymeless ‘Leinster poems’: diplomatic texts’, Celtica 24 (2003): 85–86 lists the following copies:

Language
  • Old Irish
Form
verse (primary)
Textual relationships

Classification

Early Irish poetry

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.] Corthals, Johan [ed.], “The rhymeless ‘Leinster poems’: diplomatic texts”, Celtica 24 (2003): 79–100.
85–86.
[ed.] Corthals, Johan, “Some observations on the versification of the rhymeless ‘Leinster poems’”, Celtica 21 (1990): 113–125.
117
[ed.] [tr.] Wagner, Heinrich [ed. and tr.], “The archaic Dind Ríg poem and related problems”, Ériu 28 (1977): 1–16.
1–2.
[ed.] Campanile, Enrico, Die älteste Hofdichtung von Leinster: alliterierende reimlose Strophen, Sitzungsberichte der philosophisch-historischen Klasse 503, Veröffentlichungen der Keltischen Kommission 8, Vienna, 1988.
26–27
[ed.] [tr.] Meyer, Kuno [ed. and tr.], Über die älteste irische Dichtung II. Rhythmische alliterierende reimlose Strophen, Berlin, 1914.
Celtic Digital Initiative – PDF: <link>
7–9.
[ed.] O'Brien, M. A. [ed.], Corpus genealogiarum Hiberniae, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1962.  
comments: Reprinted in 1976 and 2005, with an introduction by J. V. Kelleher.
CELT – pp. 1–332 (Rawl. B 502): <link>
18

Secondary sources (select)

Carney, James P., “Three Old Irish accentual poems”, Ériu 22 (1971): 23–80.
Corthals, Johan, “Some observations on the versification of the rhymeless ‘Leinster poems’”, Celtica 21 (1990): 113–125.
Contributors
C. A.,Dennis Groenewegen
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