Texts

Dinnshenchas of Mag Muirisce II
verse beg. Muiriasc foccard in mhuir

  • Middle Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Dinnshenchas
Poem added to one copy of Dinnshenchas of Mag Muirisce, with a quatrain interpolated into three copies of said text.
Initial words (verse)
  • Muiriasc foccard in mhuir
Context(s) The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
Manuscripts
B
C
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
verse (primary)
Number of stanzas
3
Textual relationships
Cf. Mag Muirisce (I) (prose and verse).

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn

Subjects

 Mag Muirisce
Gwynn offers the following edition:
Muiriasc foceard in mhuir mhor . diamadh [dianad] ainm Rosualt romhor :

ba hangmaidh in gnim co ngle . dia tairngair Colum Cille.

Tolo mairb-esic tuili te . re lind Gairbeisc Glunraighe :
fobrucht in muir milib clann . fo ceithri hairdib Erenn.

No 'si Muireasc ciar creachach . ingen din ua deidh-Eachach :
ba buaidh a bladh gan cuir cuir . fofuair in magh co mor-muir.

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.] 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 Version in the Bodleian MS, where it is cited after the prose section.
[ed.] 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>
557 [id. 79.2. ‘Mag Muireisce’] Edition. direct link
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