Texts

Dinnshenchas of Druim Clíab
verse beg. Sunda roboí Caurnán cass

  • Middle Irish
  • verse, prose
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, dinnshenchas

Dinnshenchas of Druim Clíab.

Initial words (verse)
  • Sunda roboí Caurnán cass
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
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
verse, prose (primary)
Textual relationships
Gwynn suggests that the legend is drawn from a version of Forbais Dúin Bárc, now lost but mentioned in the tale-lists of LL.

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn

Subjects

Druim Clíab
Druim Clíab ... Drumcliff
County Sligo

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>
8–11 [id. 3. ‘Druim Clíab’] Poem. 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>
33–34 [id. 82. ‘Druim Cliab’] Prose from the Book of Lecan. direct link
[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>
498–499 [id. 34. ‘Druim Cliab’] Prose from Rawlinson B 506. 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>
377–378 [id. 3. ‘Druim Clíab’] direct link
Contributors
C. A.,Dennis Groenewegen
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