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Dinnshenchas of Laigin II
verse beg. Labraid Loingsech, lór a lín

  • Middle Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Dinnshenchas
Dinnshenchas of the Laigin
Initial words (verse)
  • Labraid Loingsech, lór a lín
Context(s) The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
  • independentThe text comes down in a relatively independent form as opposed to being embedded within a larger textual framework.
  • LL supplement p. 377a
  • Four stanzas.
Manuscripts
Dinnshenchas Érenn A
Dinnshenchas Érenn B
Dinnshenchas Érenn C
M S2
Independent
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
verse (primary)
Number of stanzas
3

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn
 Dinnshenchas

Subject tags

 Leinster

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>
52–53 [id. 9. ‘Lagin II’] direct link direct link direct link
[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>
102 Additional stanza from LL p. 377.
[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>
472–473 [id. 3. ‘Laigin’] 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>
102 [id. 9. ‘Lagin II’] direct link
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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