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Texts

Temair II
verse beg. Ní cheil maissi dona mnáib

  • Middle Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Dinnshenchas
Dinnshenchas of Temair
Initial words (verse)
  • Ní cheil maissi dona mnáib
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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The poem is ascribed to Cináed ua hArtacáin in four manuscript copies of the text.
Manuscripts
Dinnshenchas Érenn A
Dinnshenchas Érenn C
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
verse (primary)
Number of stanzas
19

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn
 Dinnshenchas

Subject tags

 Temair

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. 1, Todd Lecture Series 8, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1903. 
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vols. 1-3: <link>
6–18 [id. 2. ‘Temair II’] direct link direct link direct link
[ed.] [tr.] Gwynn, E. J., The metrical dindsenchas, 5 vols, vol. 5, Todd Lecture Series 12, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1935.
Internet Archive – vol. 5: <link>
121, 125 Variant readings from the Book of Uí Maine (M) and RIA MS B ii 2 (S2); some corrigenda direct link direct link
[corr.] Meyer, Kuno, “Erschienene Schriften”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 6 (1908): 245–248.
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive – faint scan: <link>
Corrigenda.

Secondary sources (select)

Gwynn, E. J. [ed. and tr.], The metrical dindsenchas, 5 vols, vol. 1, Todd Lecture Series 8, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1903. 
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vols. 1-3: <link>
59–61 [id. 2. ‘Temair II’] direct link
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