Texts

verse beg. Amra in mag imríadat fir

  • Middle Irish
  • prose, verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Irish legendary history, Dinnshenchas
Dinnshenchas of Mag Coba (according to Gwynn, a plain in the barony of Iveagh, Co. Down)
Initial words (verse)
  • Amra in mag imríadat fir
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)
verse (secondary)
Contains poems
Cobha cuthcaire go ngloir’ » A quatrain cited in the Edinburgh prose version.
Number of stanzas
4

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn Irish legendary history

Subjects

Coba [eponym of Mag Coba]Coba ... eponym of Mag Coba
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ÉrimónÉrimón
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Mag CobaMag Coba

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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>
122–125 [id. 26. ‘Mag Coba’] Poem. 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>
44 [id. 93. ‘Mag Coba’] Prose. direct link
[ed.] [tr.] Stokes, Whitley [ed. and tr.], “The Edinburgh dinnshenchas”, Folk-Lore 4 (1893): 471–497.
TLH – edition: <link> TLH – translation: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
482 [id. 62. ‘Mag Coba’] direct link

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>
407 [id. 26. ‘Mag Coba’] direct link
Contributors
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