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Dinnshenchas of Lumman Tige Srafáin
verse beg. Dubgilla dub-airm n-aisse

  • Middle Irish
  • verse, prose
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, dinnshenchas, eulogies and panegyrics
Poem in praise of Aodh’s shield.
Initial words (verse)
  • Dubgilla dub-airm n-aisse
Initial words (prose)
  • Lumman Tigi Srafain canas roainmniged?
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Author
Ascribed to: Dallán ForgaillDallán Forgaill (fl. 597) – early Irish poet, known as the author of Amra Choluim Chille
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Manuscripts
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
verse, prose (primary)
Prose introduction

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn

Subjects

Lumman Tige SrafáinLumman Tige Srafáin

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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>
328–335 [id. 121. ‘Lumman Tige Srafáin’] Text from the Dinnshenchas Érenn in LL. direct link direct link direct link
[ed.] Connellan, Owen, “Dallan's poem on the shield of Hugh”, in: Connellan, Owen, Imtheacht na Tromdháimhe; or, the proceedings of the great bardic institution, Transactions of the Ossianic Society 5, Dublin: John O'Daly, 1860. 258–262.
Internet Archive: <link>
Text from TCD 1337. Gwynn supra cautions that it contains “some errors of transcription”.
[ed.] Hardiman, James [ed.], and Henry Grattan Curran [tr.], “Do Dhuibhghiolla, scíath Aodha: Dallan's ode to Aodh's shield”, in: Hardiman, James, Irish minstrelsy, or bardic remains of Ireland: with English poetical translations, 2 vols, London, 1831. Vol. 2: 190–191, 359–360.
Internet Archive – text: <link> Internet Archive – notes: <link>
Early.

Secondary sources (select)

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>
463–466 [id. 121. ‘Lumman Tige Srafáin’]
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