Texts

Dinnshenchas of Mag nÍtha
verse beg. In mag itám sund 'nar socht

  • Middle Irish
  • verse, verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Irish legendary history, Mythological Cycle, Dinnshenchas
dinnshenchas of Mag nÍtha
Initial words (verse)
  • In mag itám sund 'nar socht
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
verse, verse (primary)
Number of stanzas
7
Textual relationships

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn Irish legendary history Mythological Cycle

Subjects

Mag nÍtha
Mag nÍtha
County Donegal, Id

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>
90–93 [id. 21. ‘Mag n-Ítha’] Poem. 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>
40 [id. 90. ‘Mag n-Itha’] 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>
515 [id. 52. ‘Mag n-Itha’] Prose from Rawlinson B 506. 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>
398–399 [id. 21. ‘Mag n-Ítha’] direct link
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