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Dinnshenchas of Ess Rúaid II
verse beg. Oclach thainic co hÆd ruad

  • Middle Irish
  • verse, prose
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Dinnshenchas
Prose text and poem on the dinnshenchas of Ess Rúaid. These texts are found as an addition to the Dinnshenchas of Ess Rúaid I in the Book of Lecan.
Initial words (verse)
  • Oclach thainic co hÆd ruad
Initial words (prose)
  • No comad o Æd Ruad mac Baduirn
Context(s) The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
Manuscripts
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
verse, prose (primary)
Textual relationships

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn
 Dinnshenchas

Subject tags

 Ess Rúaid

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>
6–9 [id. 2. ‘Ess Ruaid II’] 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 (§ 4) [id. 81.2. ‘Ess Ruaid’] 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>
376–377 [id. 2. ‘Ess Ruaid II’] direct link
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Dennis Groenewegen
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