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Dinnshenchas of Dún mac Nechtain Scéne
verse beg. Necht Inbir Scéne ro scaíl

  • Middle Irish
  • prose, verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Ulster Cycle, Dinnshenchas
Text on the dinnshenchas of Dún mac Nechtain Scéne
Initial words (verse)
  • Necht Inbir Scéne ro scaíl
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 B
Dinnshenchas Érenn C
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
prose, verse (primary)
Number of stanzas
2

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn Ulster Cycle
 Dinnshenchas

Subject tags

 Dún mac Nechtain Scéne

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. 4, Todd Lecture Series 11, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1924.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 4: <link>
240–241 [id. 67. ‘Dún mac Nechtain Scéne’] Verse. 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>
83 [id. 130. ‘Dún mac Nechtain Scéne’] Prose. 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>
439–440 [id. 67. ‘Dún mac Nechtain Scéne’] direct link
Thurneysen, Rudolf, Die irische Helden- und Königsage bis zum siebzehnten Jahrhundert, Halle: Niemeyer, 1921.
Internet Archive: <link>
247 [id. 2.10. ‘Dinnshenchas: 4. Dún mac Nechtain Scéne (Scenae Ba.)’] direct link
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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