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Dinnshenchas of Slíab Betha
verse beg. Atchíu lecht deóraid do chéin

  • Middle Irish
  • prose, verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Irish legendary history, Dinnshenchas
Dinnshenchas of Slíab Betha
Initial words (verse)
  • Atchíu lecht deóraid do chéin
Context(s) The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
Manuscripts
Dinnshenchas Érenn B
Dinnshenchas Érenn C
B Lc M S S3 H
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
prose, verse (primary)
Number of stanzas
6

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn Irish legendary history
 Dinnshenchas

Subject tags

 Slíab Betha

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>
76–77 [id. 16. ‘Sliab Betha’] 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>
154–155 [id. 143. ‘Sliab Betha’] Prose from the Book of Lecan. direct link
[ed.] [tr.] Stokes, Whitley [ed. and tr.], “The Edinburgh dinnshenchas”, Folk-Lore 4 (1893): 471–497.
TLH – edition: <link> TLH – translation: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
477–478 [id. 57. ‘Slíab Betha’] Prose from the Edinburgh 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>
393–394 [id. 16. ‘Sliab Betha’] direct link
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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