Dinnshenchas of Benn Étair

  • Middle Irish
  • prose
  • Dinnshenchas Érenn, Ulster Cycle, Dinnshenchas
Prose tract on the dinnshenchas of Benn Étair (Hill of Howth, Co. Dublin).
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  • Middle Irish
prose (primary)
Textual relationships
Cf. the poems Benn Étair I (beg. Étar étan ri dílind) and Benn Étair II (beg. Cid dorcha dam im lepaid).


Dinnshenchas Érenn Ulster Cycle

Subject tags

 Benn Étair


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[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>
330–332 [id. 29. ‘Benn Étair’] direct link
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