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    Dinnshenchas of Fornocht
    verse beg. Fornocht do dún, a Druim nDen

    • Middle Irish
    • verse, prose
    • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Finn Cycle, Dinnshenchas
    Dinnshenchas of Fornocht, formerly Druim Den.
    Initial words (verse)
    • Fornocht do dún, a Druim nDen
    “Your keep is bare, Druim Den”
    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
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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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    Ascribed to Find = Finn mac Cumaill (?)
    Language
    • Middle Irish
    Form
    verse, prose (primary)

    Classification

    Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn Finn Cycle
     Dinnshenchas

    Subject tags

     Fornocht ... Forenaghts, Co. Kildare

    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>
    96–99 [id. 12. ‘Fornocht’] 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>
    327–328 (§ 27) [id. 27. ‘Fornocht’] Prose from the Rennes MS

    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>
    494 [id. 12. ‘Fornocht’] direct link
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