Dinnshenchas of Cnogba

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Dinnshenchas of Cnogba

    Dinnshenchas of Cnogba
    verse beg. Búa, ingen Rúadrach Rúaid

    • Middle Irish
    • verse, prose
    • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, dinnshenchas
    Dinnshenchas text on Cnogba (Knowth). 22 quatrains.
    Initial words (verse)
    • Búa, ingen Rúadrach Rúaid
    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
    Flann mac LonáinFlann mac Lonáin, Flann mac Lónáin (d. 891 x 918) – early Irish poet; called ‘the Virgil of the Irish’ (Firgil Gáedel) and ‘King of the Poets of Ireland’ respectively.
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    Flann fileFlann file
    Entry reserved for but not yet available from the subject index.
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    Flann MainistrechFlann Mainistrech (d. 1056) – Middle Irish poet ass. with Monasterboice (Mainistir Buite)
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    The poem is attributed to Flann mac Lonáin in RIA MS D ii 2 (S), but to Flann file in the other manuscripts, perhaps for Flann Mainistrech (Gwynn).
    Manuscripts
    Dinnshenchas Érenn B (prose)
    Dinnshenchas Érenn C (mixed)
    Language
    • Middle Irish
    Form
    verse, prose (primary)
    Number of stanzas
    22

    Classification

    Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn
     dinnshenchas

    Subject tags

     Cnogba ... Knowth
    • 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 the entry for the relevant manuscript.

    [ed.] [tr.] Stokes, Whitley [ed. and tr.], “The Bodleian dinnshenchas”, Folk-Lore 3 (1892): 467–516.
    TLH – edition: <link> TLH – translation: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
    506 [id. 43. ‘Cnogba’] Prose text. direct link
    [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>
    40–47 [id. 4. ‘Cnogba’] Edition of the poem, based on YBL, H, S and S3. direct link direct link direct link
    [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>
    483 [id. 4. ‘Cnogba’] Edition and translation of the prose text from YBL, wth variants from H, S and S3. 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>
    Vol. 4, 483–484 [id. 4. ‘Cnogba’] direct link

    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 [ed. and tr.], “The Bodleian dinnshenchas”, Folk-Lore 3 (1892): 467–516.
    TLH – edition: <link> TLH – translation: <link> Internet Archive: <link>

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