Dinnshenchas of Mag Tarbga and Findloch
verse beg. Mag Tarbga can ro raded?

  • Middle Irish
  • prose, verse
  • Dinnshenchas Érenn, Ulster Cycle, Dinnshenchas
Dinnshenchas of Mag Tarbga and Findloch
Initial words (verse)
  • Mag Tarbga can ro raded?
Context(s)The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
  • Middle Irish
prose, verse (primary)


Dinnshenchas Érenn Ulster Cycle


Mag TarbgaMag Tarbga

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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 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>
272 [id. 156. ‘Mag Tarbga ocus Findloch’] 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>
493–494 [id. 28. ‘Mag Tarbgai’] Prose from Rawlinson B 506. direct link

Secondary sources (select)

Thurneysen, Rudolf, Die irische Helden- und Königsage bis zum siebzehnten Jahrhundert, Halle: Niemeyer, 1921.  
comments: Part 1 (chapters 1-23): Allgemeines; Part 2 (chapters 1-85): Die Ulter Sage
Internet Archive: <link>
245–246 [id. 2.10. ‘Dinnshenchas’] direct link
Dennis Groenewegen
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