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Dinnshenchas of Laigin (prose)

  • Middle Irish
  • prose
  • Dinnshenchas Érenn, Dinnshenchas
Dinnshenchas of the Laigin.
Context(s) The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
  • Dinnshenchas Érenn A
  • Prose introduction to the poem Laigin II (beg. ‘Labraid Loingsech, lór a lín’)
Manuscripts
Dinnshenchas Érenn A
Dinnshenchas Érenn B
Dinnshenchas Érenn C
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
prose (primary)

Classification

Dinnshenchas Érenn
 Dinnshenchas

Subject tags

 Destruction of Dind Ríg  Laigin

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.] Stokes, Whitley, “The prose tales in the Rennes dindshenchas”, Revue Celtique 15 (1894): 272–336, 418–484. 
An edition and translation of the prose texts in the Dinnshenchas Érenn as they occur in Rennes, Bibliothèque de Rennes Métropole, MS 598. Missing texts are supplied from the Book of Lecan version.
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>
299–301 [id. 9. ‘Laigin’] 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>
471–473 [id. 3. ‘Laigin’] direct link
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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