Texts

Dinnshenchas of Mag Dá Gési
verse beg. In lia notheilginn do grés

  • Middle Irish
  • verse, prose
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Finn Cycle, dinnshenchas
Dinnshenchas of Mag Dá Gési (Mag Dá Géise).
Initial words (verse)
  • In lia notheilginn do grés
Context(s) The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
Author
Ascribed to: Finn mac CumaillFionn mac Cumhaill / Find úa Báiscni (ass. time-frame: Finn mac Cumaill, Cormac mac Airt, Category:Finn Cycle) – Finn mac Cumaill (earlier mac Umaill?), Find úa Báiscni: central hero in medieval Irish and Scottish literature of the so-called Finn Cycle or Finn Cycle; warrior-hunter and leader of a fían
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The poem is ascribed to Find mac Cumaill.
Manuscripts
Dinnshenchas Érenn A (verse):
Dinnshenchas Érenn C (mixed)
  • t.b.a.
Language
  • Middle Irish
Date
12th century (Meyer).(1)n. 1 Kuno Meyer, Fianaigecht (1910): xxix.
Form
verse, prose (primary)

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn Finn Cycle

Subjects

Mag Dá GésiMag Dá Gési

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Sources

Notes

Kuno Meyer, Fianaigecht (1910): xxix.

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>
324–325 [id. 119. ‘Mag Dá Gési’] direct link direct link direct link
[ed.] Windisch, Ernst [ed.], Irische Texte mit Wörterbuch, 4 vols, vol. 1, Leipzig, 1880.
Internet Archive: <link>, <link>
160–161 Edition only.

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>
462 [id. 119. ‘Mag Dá Gési’] direct link
Contributors
C. A.,Dennis Groenewegen
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