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Dinnshenchas of Irarus
verse beg. In eól duíb fri derbthas

  • Middle Irish
  • prose, verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Dinnshenchas
Text on the dinnshenchas of Irarus
Initial words (verse)
  • In eól duíb fri derbthas
Context(s) The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
prose, verse (primary)
Number of stanzas
21

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn
 Dinnshenchas

Subject tags

 Irarus

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>
210–217 [id. 53. ‘Irarus’] Verse. 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>
68–69 [id. 117. ‘Hirarus’] Prose. direct link
[ed.] Bondarenko, Grigory, “The dindshenchas of Irarus: the king, the druid and the probable tree”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 59 (2012): 5–26.
includes editions of the prose texts as they stand in the Rennes MS and the Book of Leinster, with variants.

Secondary sources (select)

Bondarenko, Grigory, “The dindshenchas of Irarus: the king, the druid and the probable tree”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 59 (2012): 5–26.
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>
432–434 [id. 53. ‘Irarus’] direct link
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Dennis Groenewegen
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