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Dinnshenchas of Mag mBreg
verse beg. Secht maic Breogain, bríg cen brón

  • Middle Irish
  • prose, verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Dinnshenchas
Text on the dinnshenchas of Mag mBreg.
Initial words (verse)
  • Secht maic Breogain, bríg cen brón
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)
verse (secondary)
Contains poems
Mag mBreoga, buaid ar mbunaidh’ » A quatrain in the prose version of recension B.
Number of stanzas
7

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn
 Dinnshenchas

Subject tags

 Mag mBreg

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>
190–193 [id. 46. ‘Mag Breg’] 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>
62–63 [id. 111. ‘Mag mBreg’] Prose. 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>
470–471 [id. 2. ‘Mag mBreg’] Prose from the Bodleian MS. direct link

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>
427 [id. 46. ‘Mag Breg’] direct link
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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