Dinnshenchas of Carman

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Dinnshenchas of Carman

    Dinnshenchas of Carman (Carmun)
    verse beg. Eistid, a Laigniu nal-lecht

    • Middle Irish
    • verse, prose
    • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Dinnshenchas
    Dinnshenchas of Carman.
    Tomás Ó Concheanainn concludes from his study of the internal rhyme in the poem that the first 20 stanzas constitute the original composition, while a second poet created an additional set of stanzas.
    n. 1 Tomás Ó Concheanainn, ‘The three forms of Dinnshenchas Érenn’, Journal of Celtic Studies 3 (1981–1983).
    Initial words (verse)
    • Eistid, a Laigniu nal-lecht
    “Listen, Leinstermen of the graves”
    Context(s)
    The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
    Ascribed to
    FulartachFulartach – early Irish poet whose name is invoked in some manuscripts of Dinnshenchas Érenn, in which he is credited with the composition of a number of poems.
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    Manuscripts
    Dinnshenchas Érenn A
    Dinnshenchas Érenn C
    • t.b.a. ( R B Y M E H S S3 V)
    Language
    • Middle Irish
    Form
    verse, prose (primary)

    Classification

    Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn
     Dinnshenchas

    Subject tags

     Carman
    • Sources

    Notes

    Tomás Ó Concheanainn, ‘The three forms of Dinnshenchas Érenn’, Journal of Celtic Studies 3 (1981–1983).

    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 the entry for the relevant manuscript.

    [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>
    2–25 [id. 1. ‘Carmun’] Verse of recensions A and C 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>
    311–315 [id. 18. ‘Carman’] Prose of recension C direct link

    Secondary sources

    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>
    468–480 [id. 1. ‘Carmun’] direct link
    Ó Concheanainn, Tomás, “The three forms of Dinnshenchas Érenn [part 1]”, Journal of Celtic Studies 3 (1981–1983): 88–101.

    Ó Concheanainn, Tomás, “The three forms of Dinnshenchas Érenn [part 1]”, Journal of Celtic Studies 3 (1981–1983): 88–101.
    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>
    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>

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