Texts

    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.n. 1 E. J. Gwynn, The metrical dindsenchas, vol. 3, 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, vol. 3 (1913): 480.

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    [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
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