Texts

    Dinnshenchas of Ráith Ésa
    verse beg. Sund dessid domunemar

    • Middle Irish
    • prose, verse
    • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Mythological Cycle, Dinnshenchas
    Tract on the dinnshenchas of Ráith Ésa.
    Title
    Dinnshenchas of Ráith Ésa
    called Rath Esa in Gwynn's edition
    Initial words (verse)
    • Sund dessid domunemar
    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
    Cináed úa hArtacáinCináed ua hArtacáin (d. 975) – Middle Irish poet
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    Mac Nía mac ÓengussoMac Nía mac ÓengussoNo short description available
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    Ascribed to Cináed ua hArtacáin in RIA MS B ii 2 ; to ‘Maicniadh mac Aonaccan’ in TCD MS 1322.
    Language
    • Middle Irish
    • Middle Irish.

    Form
    prose, verse (primary)
    Textual relationships
    Relates to Tochmarc Étaíne.

    Classification

    Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn Mythological Cycle
     Dinnshenchas

    Subject tags

     Ráith Ésa

    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. 2, Todd Lecture Series 9, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1906.
    CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 2: <link> Internet Archive – vols. 1-3: <link>
    2–9 [id. 1. ‘Rath Esa’] 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.
    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>
    290–291 [id. 3. ‘Ráith Ésa’] direct link

    Secondary sources (select)

    Gwynn, E. J. [ed. and tr.], The metrical dindsenchas, 5 vols, vol. 2, Todd Lecture Series 9, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1906.
    CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 2: <link> Internet Archive – vols. 1-3: <link>
    89–91 [id. 1. ‘Rath Esa’] direct link
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    Patrick Brown,Dennis Groenewegen
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