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Dinnshenchas of Benn Étair I
verse beg. Étar étan ri dílind

  • Middle Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Ulster Cycle, Dinnshenchas
Poem on the Hill of Howth, Co. Dublin.
Initial words (verse)
  • Étar étan ri dílind
“Etar, forehead to the flood”
Context(s) The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
  • The poem does not occur in recension C.
Ascribed to
Cináed úa hArtacáinCináed ua hArtacáin (d. 975) – Middle Irish poet
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Ascribed to Cináed ua hArtacáin (d. 975)
Manuscripts
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
verse (primary)

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn Ulster Cycle
 Dinnshenchas

Subject tags

 Benn Étair

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>
104–109 [id. 14. ‘Bend Etair I’] direct link direct link direct link

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>
495–497 [id. 14. ‘Bend Etair I’] direct link
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