Texts

Dinnshenchas of Ess Rúaid I
verse beg. A fhir dodechaid atúaid

  • Middle Irish
  • verse, prose
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, dinnshenchas
Tract on the dinnshenchas of Ess Rúaid (Assaroe, on the r. Erne, Co. Donegal).
Initial words (verse)
  • A fhir dodechaid atúaid
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 (mixed)
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
verse, prose (primary)

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn

Subjects

Ess Rúaid
Ess Rúaid ... Assaroe
County Donegal

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>
2–7 [id. 1. ‘Ess Ruaid I’] 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>
31–33 (§§ 1–3) [id. 81.1. ‘Ess Rúaid’] Prose from the Book of Lecan. The following paragraph (§ 4), which is unique to the Book of Lecan copy, belongs to Ess Rúad II (see above). 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>
505–506 [id. 42. ‘Ess Ruaid’] Prose from the Bodleian copy. 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>
375–376 [id. 1. ‘Ess Ruaid I’] direct link
Contributors
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