Dinnshenchas of Slíab Mairge II

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Dinnshenchas of Slíab Mairge II

    Dinnshenchas of Slíab Mairge II
    verse beg. Margg mac Giúsca co ngné glain

    • Middle Irish
    • verse, prose
    • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Mythological Cycle, Dinnshenchas
    Tract on the dinnshenchas of Slíab Mairge.
    Initial words (verse)
    • Margg mac Giúsca co ngné glain
    “Margg, son of Giusca, fair of form”
    Context(s)
    The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
    • Dinnshenchas Érenn A
    • LL p. 216b: prose introduction and the poem known as Slíab Mairge II (Gwynn's title)
    • This recension also contains the short poem Slíab Mairge I (Gwynn's title). Although it occurs between the prose introduction and Slíab Mairge II, it offers an alternative etiological story and is therefore indexed separately (see the reference below).
    Manuscripts
    Language
    • Middle Irish
    Form
    verse, prose (primary)
    Number of stanzas
    5
    Number of lines
    20
    Textual relationships
    Cf. the poem Slíab Mairge I.

    Classification

    Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn Mythological Cycle
     Dinnshenchas

    Subject tags

     Slíab Mairge
    • 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 the entry for the relevant manuscript.

    [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>
    162 [id. 30. ‘Sliab Mairge II’] Poem from LL and recension C. 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>
    426–427 [id. 38. ‘Sliab Mairge’] Prose from the Rennes MS (recension C).
    [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>
    502 [id. 39. ‘Sliab Mairge’] Prose from the Bodleian MS (recension B), with the first quatrain of the poem.

    Secondary sources

    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>
    507 [id. 30. ‘Sliab Mairge II’] direct link

    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>
    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>
    Stokes, Whitley [ed. and tr.], “The Bodleian dinnshenchas”, Folk-Lore 3 (1892): 467–516.
    TLH – edition: <link> TLH – translation: <link> Internet Archive: <link>

    web page identifiers

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