Texts

    Dinnshenchas of Belach nDúirgein
    verse beg. Durgen fúair ingir cech aird

    • verse, prose
    • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn
    Dinnshenchas of Belach nDúirgein (Road of Dúrgen, unidentified)
    Initial words (verse)
    • Durgen fúair ingir cech aird
    “Durgen found suffering on every side”
    Context(s) The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
    Manuscripts
    Dinnshenchas Érenn A
    Dinnshenchas Érenn C
    R B Y Le M H S S3
    Form
    verse, prose (primary)

    Classification

    Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn

    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.] [tr.] Gwynn, E. J. [ed. and tr.], The metrical dindsenchas, 5 vols, vol. 3, Todd Lecture Series 10, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1913.
    CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 3: <link> Internet Archive – vols. 1-3: <link>
    84–87, ix (corrigenda) [id. 9. ‘Belach Duirgéin’] Edition and translation of the poem. direct link direct link direct link
    [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>
    323–325 (§ 24) [id. 24. ‘Belach nDuirgein’]

    Secondary sources (select)

    Gwynn, E. J. [ed. and tr.], The metrical dindsenchas, 5 vols, vol. 3, Todd Lecture Series 10, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1913.
    CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 3: <link> Internet Archive – vols. 1-3: <link>
    492 [id. 9. ‘Belach Duirgéin’] direct link
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