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Dindgnai Temrach‘The remarkable places of Tara’

  • Middle Irish
  • prose
  • Dinnshenchas Érenn, Dinnshenchas
Prose dinnshenchas tract giving a survey of the remarkable places (dindgnai) in Tara and their background.
Initial words (prose)
  • Nemnach .i. ...
Context(s) The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
Manuscripts

Separate version, i.e. independent from the Dinnshenchas Érenn:

Version in Dinnshenchas Érenn C (mixed recension):

Language
  • Middle Irish
  • Middle Irish

Form
prose (primary)

Classification

Dinnshenchas Érenn
 Dinnshenchas

Subject tags

 Nemnach  Níth  Tech Mairisen  Ráith Loeguire maic Neill

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.

LL text
[dipl. ed.] Best, Richard Irvine, Osborn Bergin, M. A. O'Brien, and Anne O'Sullivan (eds.), The Book of Leinster, formerly Lebar na Núachongbála, 6 vols, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1954–1983.
CELT – 1-260: <link> CELT – 400-470 (excl. Táin bó Cúailnge): <link> CELT – 471-638 and 663 (excl. Dinnshenchas Érenn): <link> CELT – 761-781 and 785-841 (excl. Dinnshenchas Érenn and Togail Troí): <link> CELT – 1119-1192 and 1202-1325 (excl. Esnada tige Buchet and Fingal Rónáin ): <link>
Vol. 1: 120–123. Diplomatic edition of the LL text. direct link
Dinnshenchas Érenn C text
[ed.] [tr.] Stokes, Whitley, “The prose tales in the Rennes dindshenchas”, Revue Celtique 15 (1894): 272–336, 418–484.
TLH – edition (I, pp. 277-336): <link> TLH – translation (I): <link> TLH – edition (II, pp. 418-484): <link> TLH – translation (II): <link> Celtic Digital Initiative: <link> Internet Archive – 272–336: <link> Internet Archive – 272–336: <link> Internet Archive – 418–484: <link> Internet Archive – 418–484: <link>
280–289 §§ 5-42
[ed.] [tr.] Crowe, John O'Beirne [ed. and tr.], “The dind-senchus of Eriu”, The Journal of the Royal Historical and Archaeological Association of Ireland, 4th series, 2:1 — 1872 (1874): 139–190.
Internet Archive: <link>, <link>
146–155
[ed.] [tr.] Petrie, George, and John O'Donovan [collaborator], “On the history and antiquities of Tara Hill”, Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy 18 (1839): 25–232.
Internet Archive: <link>
136–142 direct link
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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