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Dinnshenchas of Carn Furbaide
verse beg. Atá sund Carn uí Chathbath

  • Middle Irish
  • prose, verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Ulster Cycle, dinnshenchas, Ulster Cycle
Poem on the dinnshenchas of Carn Furbaide (near Granard), also known as Carn Uí Chathbath.
Initial words (verse)
  • Atá sund Carn uí Chathbath
“Here stands the Carn of Cathbad's grandson”
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
Cúán úa LothcháinCuán ua Lothcháin / Cúán úa Lothcháin (d. 1024) – early Irish poet
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The ascription to Cuán ua Lothcháin (d. 1024) occurs only in the Book of Leinster.
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
prose, verse (primary)

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn Ulster Cycle
 dinnshenchas  Ulster Cycle

Subject tags

Furbaide Fer BendFurbaide Fer Bend (ass. time-frame: Ulster Cycle) – Son of Conchobar mac Nessa (king of the Ulaid) in the Ulster Cycle of tales
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Eithne [daughter of Eochaid Feidlech]Eithne ... daughter of Eochaid Feidlech (ass. time-frame: Ulster Cycle) – No short description available
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 Carn Furbaide  Eithne ... river

Sources

Notes

This is not MS K. See Gwynn's correction in the list of abbreviations.

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. 4, Todd Lecture Series 11, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1924.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 4: <link>
30–37 [id. 10. ‘Carn Furbaide’] direct link direct link direct link
[ed.] [tr.] Stokes, Whitley [ed. and tr.], “The prose tales in the Rennes dindshenchas”, Revue Celtique 16 (1895): 31–83, 135–167, 269–312, 468.
TLH – edition (III, 31-83): <link> TLH – translation (III): <link> TLH – edition (IV, pp. 135-167): <link> TLH – translation (IV): <link> Celtic Digital Initiative – PDF: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
38–39 [id. 88. ‘Carn Furbaidi’] direct link

Secondary sources (select)

Gwynn, E. J. [ed. and tr.], The metrical dindsenchas, 5 vols, vol. 4, Todd Lecture Series 11, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1924.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 4: <link>
381–382 [id. 10. ‘Carn Furbaide’] direct link
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