Texts

Dinnshenchas of Tailtiu
verse beg. A chóemu críche Cuind chain

Cuán ua Lothcháin
  • Middle Irish
  • verse, prose
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, dinnshenchas
Poem on the dinsenchas of Tailtiu (Co. Meath).
Initial words (verse)
  • A chóemu críche Cuind chain
Context(s)The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
Author
Cúán úa LothcháinCuán ua Lothcháin / Cúán úa Lothcháin (d. 1024) – early Irish poet
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Ascribed to: Cúán úa LothcháinCuán ua Lothcháin / Cúán úa Lothcháin (d. 1024) – early Irish poet
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The poem is ascribed to Cuán ua Lothcháin in the Book of Leinster.
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
verse, prose (primary)

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn

Subjects

Tailtiu
Tailtiu ... Teltown
County Meath

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>
146–163 [id. 33. ‘Taltiu’] Poem of recensions A (LL) and C 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>
50–51 [id. 99. ‘Tailtiu’] 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>
486–487 [id. 68. ‘Mag Tailten’] 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>
413–419 [id. 33. ‘Taltiu’] direct link
Contributors
C. A.,Dennis Groenewegen,Patrick Brown
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