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Dinnshenchas of Nás
verse beg. Rúadri mac Aitte na n-ell

  • verse, prose
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn
Dinnshenchas of Nás
Initial words (verse)
  • Rúadri mac Aitte na n-ell
“Ruadri, son of Aitte of the flocks”
Context(s) The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
Ascribed to
Mac NíaMac NíaNo short description available
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Mac Nía mac ÓengussoMac Nía mac ÓengussoNo short description available
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The copy in the Book of Leinster ascribes the poem to Mac Nía
Manuscripts
Dinnshenchas Érenn A
Dinnshenchas Érenn C
B R Y M S S3 H
Form
verse, prose (primary)

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn

Subject tags

 Nás

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. 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>
48–53 [id. 5. ‘Nás’] Edition and translation of the poem. direct link direct link direct link
[ed.] [tr.] Stokes, Whitley, “The prose tales in the Rennes dindshenchas”, Revue Celtique 15 (1894): 272–336, 418–484. 
An edition and translation of the prose texts in the Dinnshenchas Érenn as they occur in Rennes, Bibliothèque de Rennes Métropole, MS 598. Missing texts are supplied from the Book of Lecan version.
TLH – edition (I, pp. 277-336): <link> TLH – translation (I): <link> TLH – edition (II, pp. 418-484): <link> TLH – translation (II): <link> Celtic Digital Initiative: <link> Internet Archive – 272–336: <link> Internet Archive – 272–336: <link> Internet Archive – 418–484: <link> Internet Archive – 418–484: <link>
316–317 (§ 20) [id. 20. ‘Nás’]

Secondary sources (select)

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>
484–485 [id. 5. ‘Nás’] direct link
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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