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Dinnshenchas of Boand I
verse beg. Síd Nechtain sund forsin t-shléib

  • Middle Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Mythological Cycle, Dinnshenchas
Dinnshenchas poem of the River Boyne (Boand)
Initial words (verse)
  • Síd Nechtain sund forsin t-shléib
Context(s) The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
  • Dinnshenchas Érenn C
  • poem
  • For the prose text and another poem associated with this text in manuscripts of recension C, see the entries linked below.
Ascribed to
Cúán úa LothcháinCuán ua Lothcháin / Cúán úa Lothcháin (d. 1024) – early Irish poet
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The Book of Leinster contains a faded note which appears to attribute the poem to Cuán ua Lothcháin. This ascription does not occur anywhere else.(1)n. 1 E. J. Gwynn, The metrical dindsenchas, vol. 3 (1913): 480.
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
verse (primary)

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn Mythological Cycle
 Dinnshenchas

Subject tags

 Boand

Sources

Notes

E. J. Gwynn, The metrical dindsenchas, vol. 3 (1913): 480.

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>
26–33 [id. 2. ‘Boand I’] Poem. 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>
480–481 [id. 2. ‘Boand I’] direct link
Contributors
Patrick Brown,Dennis Groenewegen
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