Texts

Dinnshenchas of Descert
verse beg. Athair Cailte, comul ngle

  • Middle Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Finn Cycle, Dinnshenchas
Dinnshenchas of Descert, possibly Descert Laigen
Initial words (verse)
  • Athair Cailte, comul ngle
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:
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
verse (primary)

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn Finn Cycle

Subjects

DescertDescert

No description available

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>
318–319 [id. 117. ‘Descert’] direct link direct link 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>
461 [id. 117. ‘Descert’] direct link
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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