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Dinnshenchas of Duma Selga
verse beg. Duma Selga sund 'sin maig

  • Middle Irish
  • prose, verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Mythological Cycle, Ulster Cycle, Dinnshenchas
Dinnshenchas of Duma(e) Selga.
Initial words (verse)
  • Duma Selga sund 'sin maig
Context(s) The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
prose, verse (primary)
Number of stanzas
28

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn Mythological Cycle Ulster Cycle
 Dinnshenchas

Subject tags

Óengus mac ind ÓcÓengus mac ind Óc / Mac Óc / Mac ind Óc / Aengus mac ind Óc (ass. time-frame: Túatha Dé Danann) – Óengus (Aengus) mac (ind) Óc; Mac Óc: mythological figure in medieval Irish literature, one of the Túatha Dé Danann; associated with youth and love; identified in some narratives as a son of the Dagda and Bóann.
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Drebriu [daughter of Eochaid Feidlech]Drebriu ... daughter of Eochaid Feidlech (ass. time-frame: Subject:Ulster Cycle) – al. Dreibne/Drebne, Derbriu/Deirbriu, a daughter of Eochaid Feidlech and sister of Medb;
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Medb ChrúachnaMedb Crúachna / Medb of Crúachan / Medb of Connacht (ass. time-frame: Subject:Ulster Cycle) – Queen of the Connachta, co-ruler with her husband Ailill mac Máta, in the Ulster Cycle. She is said to have a daughter, Findabair, and seven sons known as the seven Maines. Her lover is Fergus mac Róich.
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Brogarbán [warrior]Brogarbán ... warrior
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 Duma Selga

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>
386–395 [id. 70. ‘Duma Selga’] 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.
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>
470–472 [id. 71. ‘Dumae Selga’] 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>
549–550 [id. 70. ‘Duma Selga’] direct link direct link direct link
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