Texts

Dinnshenchas of Slíab Fúait II
verse beg. Finnaid úaim, co ségda suairc

  • Middle Irish
  • prose, verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, dinnshenchas
Prose text and poem on the dinnshenchas of Slíab Fúait.
Initial words (verse)
  • Finnaid úaim, co ségda suairc
Context(s)The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
Author
Ascribed to: Gilla na Náem Úa DuinnGilla na Náem Úa Duinn (d. c. 1160) – Irish scholar and poet who was attached to the monastery of Inis Clothrann, now Inchcleraun (Island), in Lough Ree.
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The final quatrain of the long version of the poem attributes the verse part to úa Duinn (Doáirim úa Duinn duibe), who may be identified with the scholar Gilla na Náem Úa Duinn, fer léiginn of the monastery of Inis Clothrann (Inchcleraun). See notes by Gwynn.
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
prose, verse (primary)
verse (secondary)
Contains poems
Fuat mac Bile chæimh cruadhaigh’ » A quatrain in the Edinburgh prose version.
Number of stanzas
11 or 3

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn

Subjects

Slíab FúaitSlíab Fúait

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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>
166–169 [id. 35. ‘Sliab Fúait II’] 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>
51–52 [id. 100. ‘Sliab Fúait II’] Prose. 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>
483 [id. 64. ‘Sliab Fuait’]

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>
420–421 [id. 35. ‘Sliab Fúait II’] direct link
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