Dinnshenchas of Emain Macha
- Middle Irish
- Dinnshenchas Érenn, dinnshenchas
- Echtra Machae ingine Áeda RúaidThe title is attested in the A-version of the medieval Irish tale lists and may have referred to a version of the same tale.
- Version 1
- Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 N 10 (Betham 145, 967) = Book of Ballycummin [s. xvi]p. 68The version edited by Kuno Meyer (1907) and regarded by Toner (2010: 98) as the earliest extant account.
- Version 2represented mainly by its occurrence as an interpolation in both Tochmarc Emire and the Réim rígraide section of Lebor gabála Érenn. The abridged version which is attested in a single copy of Dinnshenchas Érenn (C) is derivative and refers to Reím rígraide for a fuller account. Manuscripts include:
- Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1339 (H 2. 18) = Book of Leinster [s. xii2]p. 20a.46ff context: Lebor gabála Érenn (Recension A)
- S =
- Middle Irish
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