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Temair V
verse beg. Temair, Tailtiu, tír n-óenaig

  • Middle Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Dinnshenchas
Poem on the dinnshenchas of Temair (Tara), consisting mostly of a long list of placenames.
Initial words (verse)
  • Temair, Tailtiu, tír n-óenaig
Context(s) The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
verse (primary)
Number of stanzas
20

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>
38–45 [id. 5. ‘Temair V’] direct link direct link 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>
75–79 [id. 5. ‘Temair V’] direct link
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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