Texts

Dinnshenchas of Mag Slecht
verse beg. Sund nobíd / idal ard, co n-immud fhích

  • Middle Irish
  • prose, verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, dinnshenchas
Dinnshenchas of Mag Slecht
Initial words (verse)
  • Sund nobíd / idal ard, co n-immud fhích
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 C
R B Lc M S S3 H
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
prose, verse (primary)

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn

Subjects

Mag SlechtMag Slecht

No description available

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>
18–23 [id. 7. ‘Mag Slecht’] 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>
35–36 [id. 85. ‘Mag Slecht’] direct link
[ed.] [tr.] Meyer, Kuno [ed. and tr.], “Appendix B. The versified dinnshenchas of Mag Slecht”, in: Nutt, Alfred, and Kuno Meyer, The voyage of Bran, son of Febal to the land of the living, 2 vols, vol. 2: The Celtic doctrine of rebirth, London: David Nutt, 1897. 301–305.

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>
379–380 [id. 7. ‘Mag Slecht’] direct link
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