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    Dinnshenchas of Fid nGaibli
    verse beg. Inmain dam in Gabol glan

    • Early Irish
    • verse, prose
    • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn
    Dinnshenchas of Fid nGaibli (Feeguile).
    In verse (5 stanzas ) and in prose.
    Initial words (verse)
    • Inmain dam in Gabol glan
    “Dear to me is bright Gabul”
    Context(s) The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
    Ascribed to
    Find [unidentified]Find ... unidentified
    Entry reserved for but not yet available from the subject index.
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    Finn mac CumaillFionn mac Cumhaill / Find úa Báiscni (ass. time-frame: Cormac mac Airt, Finn mac Cumaill, Category:Finn Cycle) – Finn mac Cumaill (earlier mac Umaill?), Find úa Báiscni: central hero in medieval Irish and Scottish literature of the so-called Finn Cycle or Finn Cycle; warrior-hunter and leader of a fían
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    In two manuscripts, R (Rennes) and B (RIA 23 P 12), the poem is ascribed to Find, possibly referring to Finn mac Cumaill.
    Language
    • Early Irish
    Form
    verse, prose (primary)

    Classification

    Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn

    Subject tags

     Fid nGaibli

    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. 2, Todd Lecture Series 9, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1906.
    CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 2: <link> Internet Archive – vols. 1-3: <link>
    58–59 [id. 11. ‘Fid nGabli’] Poem 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>
    301–303 [id. 11. ‘Fid n-Gaible’] 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>
    474–475 [id. 6. ‘Fid nGaibli’] Prose from Rawlinson B 506. direct link
    [ed.] [tr.] Stokes, Whitley [ed. and tr.], “The Old-Irish glosses in Regina Nr. 215”, Zeitschrift für vergleichende Sprachforschung auf dem Gebiete der indogermanischen Sprachen 30 (1889): 555–561.
    Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
    560 Prose text, with translation, cited in the context of the word grinne ‘faggot, burden’. direct link
    [ed.] [tr.] O'Grady, Standish Hayes [ed. and tr.], “Extracts [Irish text and translation]”, in: O'Grady, Standish Hayes, Silva Gadelica (I–XXXI): a collection of tales in Irish, vol. 2: translation and notes, London: Williams & Norgate, 1892. 455–499, 500–548.
    Internet Archive – Irish text: <link>, <link> Internet Archive – English translation: <link>, <link>
    476, 523 Prose from LL. direct link direct link

    Secondary sources (select)

    Gwynn, E. J. [ed. and tr.], The metrical dindsenchas, 5 vols, vol. 2, Todd Lecture Series 9, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1906.
    CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 2: <link> Internet Archive – vols. 1-3: <link>
    103 [id. 11. ‘Fid nGabli’] direct link
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