Dinnshenchas of Mag Léna

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Dinnshenchas of Mag Léna

    Dinnshenchas of Mag Léna
    verse beg. Inmain in fert, fichtib slúag

    • Middle Irish
    • prose, verse
    • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Ulster Cycle, Dinnshenchas
    Text on the dinnshenchas of Mag Léna
    Initial words (verse)
    • Inmain in fert, fichtib slúag
    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)
    Contains poems
    Muc mic Dá Thó, tlacht-múad torc’ » An additional, non-dinnshenchas poem beg. ‘Muc mic Dá Thó, tlacht-múad torc’ is added to the text in two manuscript copies of the Dinnshenchas Érenn and also occurs in different contexts elsewhere.
    Number of stanzas
    6

    Classification

    Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn Ulster Cycle
     Dinnshenchas

    Subject tags

     Mag Léna
    • 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 the entry for the relevant manuscript.

    [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>
    192–195 [id. 47. ‘Mag Léna I’] Verse. 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>
    63–64 [id. 112. ‘Mag Léna’] Prose. direct link

    Secondary sources

    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>
    427–428 [id. 47. ‘Mag Léna I’] direct link

    Queried results

    if available
    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>
    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>

    web page identifiers

    page name: Dinnshenchas of Mag Léna
    page url: //www.vanhamel.nl/codecs/Dinnshenchas_of_Mag_L%C3%A9na
    page ID: 13495
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