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Turim tigi Temrach‘The enumeration of the house of Tara’
verse beg. Domun duthain (a lainde)

  • Middle Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Dinnshenchas
Dinnshenchas of Temair
Title
Turim tigi Temrach
‘The enumeration of the house of Tara’
= Temair IV in Gwynn's edition
Initial words (verse)
  • Domun duthain (a lainde)
(Book of Leinster)
Context(s) The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
  • independentThe text comes down in a relatively independent form as opposed to being embedded within a larger textual framework.
  • Book of Leinster version
Ascribed to
Cormac filiCormac fili
Entry reserved for but not yet available from the subject index.
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Cináed úa hArtacáinCináed ua hArtacáin (d. 975) – Middle Irish poet
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The poem is attributed to Cormac fili in the Book of Leinster; to Cináed ua hArtacáin in the Book of Ballymote.
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
verse (primary)
Number of stanzas
28

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>
28–37 [id. 4. ‘Temair IV’] Critical edition. direct link direct link direct link
[dipl. ed.] Best, Richard Irvine, Osborn Bergin, M. A. O'Brien, and Anne O'Sullivan (eds.), The Book of Leinster, formerly Lebar na Núachongbála, 6 vols, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1954–1983.
CELT – 1-260: <link> CELT – 400-470 (excl. Táin bó Cúailnge): <link> CELT – 471-638 and 663 (excl. Dinnshenchas Érenn): <link> CELT – 761-781 and 785-841 (excl. Dinnshenchas Érenn and Togail Troí): <link> CELT – 1119-1192 and 1202-1325 (excl. Esnada tige Buchet and Fingal Rónáin ): <link>
Vol. 1, 112–115 Diplomatic edition of the text in LL. direct link

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>
67–74 [id. 4. ‘Temair IV’] direct link
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