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Dinnshenchas of Carn Uí Néit
verse beg. Lecht Bressi co mbúada

  • Middle Irish
  • verse, prose
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Mythological Cycle, dinnshenchas
Tract on the dinnshenchas of Carn Uí Néit. It tells of a fight between Lug (of the Túatha Dé) and Bres son of Elatha (of the Fomoire).
Initial words (verse)
  • Lecht Bressi co mbúada
Context(s) The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
Manuscripts
Dinnshenchas Érenn A
Dinnshenchas Érenn B
Dinnshenchas Érenn C (mixed, prose and verse)
Other
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
verse, prose (primary)

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn Mythological Cycle
 dinnshenchas

Subject tags

 Carn Uí Néit

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>
216–223 [id. 40. ‘Carn Húi Néit’] 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. 
An edition and translation of the prose texts in the Dinnshenchas Érenn as they occur in Rennes, Bibliothèque de Rennes Métropole, MS 598. Missing texts are supplied from the Book of Lecan version.
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>
438–440 [id. 46. ‘Carn Húi Néit’] 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>
517–518 [id. 40. ‘Carn Húi Néit’] direct link
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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