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Dinnshenchas of Mag Muirisce
verse beg. A fhir a Muirisc na marc

  • Middle Irish
  • prose, verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Dinnshenchas
Dinnshenchas of Mag Muirisce
Initial words (verse)
  • A fhir a Muirisc na marc
Context(s) The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
Manuscripts
Dinnshenchas Érenn A
Dinnshenchas Érenn B
Dinnshenchas Érenn C
R B Lc M S S3 H
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
prose, verse (primary)
Number of stanzas
13
Textual relationships
A shorter poem on Mag Muirisce is appended to the copy in the Book of Uí Maine. See Dinnshenchas of Mag Muirisce II.

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn
 Dinnshenchas

Subject tags

 Mag Muirisce

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. 3, Todd Lecture Series 10, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1913.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 3: <link> Internet Archive – vols. 1-3: <link>
426–431 [id. 79. ‘Mag Muireisce’] direct link direct link direct link
[ed.] [tr.] Stokes, Whitley, “The prose tales in the Rennes dindshenchas”, Revue Celtique 15 (1894): 272–336, 418–484. 
An edition and translation of the prose texts in the Dinnshenchas Érenn as they occur in Rennes, Bibliothèque de Rennes Métropole, MS 598. Missing texts are supplied from the Book of Lecan version.
TLH – edition (I, pp. 277-336): <link> TLH – translation (I): <link> TLH – edition (II, pp. 418-484): <link> TLH – translation (II): <link> Celtic Digital Initiative: <link> Internet Archive – 272–336: <link> Internet Archive – 272–336: <link> Internet Archive – 418–484: <link> Internet Archive – 418–484: <link>
476–477 [id. 76. ‘Mag Muirisc’] direct link
[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>
507–508 [id. 44. ‘Mag Murisce’] Prose from Rawlinson B 506. direct link

Secondary sources (select)

Gwynn, E. J. [ed. and tr.], The metrical dindsenchas, 5 vols, vol. 3, Todd Lecture Series 10, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1913.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 3: <link> Internet Archive – vols. 1-3: <link>
556–557 [id. 79. ‘Mag Muireisce’] direct link
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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