Dinnshenchas of Ailech II

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Dinnshenchas of Ailech II

Dinnshenchas of Ailech II
verse beg. Cía triallaid nech aisneis senchais Ailig eltaig

Dinnshenchas of Ailech
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.
  • A copy of the poem in the Book of Leinster which is not part of the Dinnshenchas Érenn.
  • Dinnshenchas Érenn C
  • Poem. For the prose version which accompanies this poem (and/or Ailech III) in some of the manuscripts, see the separate entry linked below.

Ascribed to

Flann Mainistrech The attribution to Flann Mainistrech (Fland Manistrech) occurs only in the Book of Leinster copy of the poem.

Manuscripts

Independent
  • Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1339 (H 2. 18, 1339) = Book of Leinster [s. xii2] p. 181a–b   beginning: ‘CIa triallaid nech aisnis senchais’ 35 stanzas.
Dinnshenchas Érenn C

Language

Middle Irish

Form

primary form(s) — verse

Number of stanzas

35

Textual relationships

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn Mythological Cycle
 Dinnshenchas

Subject tags

 Ailech
  • 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.] [tr.] Gwynn, E. J. [ed. and tr.], The metrical dindsenchas, 5 vols, vol. 4, Todd Lecture Series 11, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1924.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 4: <link>
100–107 [id. 23. ‘Ailech II’] direct link direct link direct link

Secondary sources

Gwynn, E. J. [ed. and tr.], The metrical dindsenchas, 5 vols, vol. 4, Todd Lecture Series 11, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1924.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 4: <link>
401–403 [id. 23. ‘Ailech II’] direct link
MacNeill, John, “Poems by Flann Mainistrech on the dynasties of Ailech, Mide and Brega”, Archivium Hibernicum 2 (1913): 37–99.

Queried results

if available
Gwynn, E. J. [ed. and tr.], The metrical dindsenchas, 5 vols, vol. 4, Todd Lecture Series 11, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1924.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 4: <link>
Thurneysen, Rudolf, Die irische Helden- und Königsage bis zum siebzehnten Jahrhundert, Halle: Niemeyer, 1921.
Internet Archive: <link>
431   [2.38] “Dinnshenchas von Ailech”
MacNeill, John, “Poems by Flann Mainistrech on the dynasties of Ailech, Mide and Brega”, Archivium Hibernicum 2 (1913): 37–99.

web page identifiers

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