Texts

Dinnshenchas of Tlachtga
verse beg. Tlachtga, tulach ordain úais

  • Middle Irish
  • prose, verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, dinnshenchas
Text on the dinnshenchas of Tlachtga
Initial words (verse)
  • Tlachtga, tulach ordain úais
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
prose, verse (primary)
verse (secondary)
Contains poems
Tlachtga inghen Modha moir’ » A quatrain in the Edinburgh prose version.
Number of stanzas
14

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn

Subjects

Simon MagusSimon MagusNo short description available
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Mog RuithMog Ruith / Mug Roith / Mug Ruith – Legendary Irish magician from Munster, who was linked in Ireland to biblical and apocryphal traditions, notably as a pupil under Simon Magus and as one responsible for the beheading of John the Baptist. He appears in Irish genealogies as a descendant of Medb and her lover Fergus mac Roích and as an ancestor for Fir Maige Féine, in the area about present-day Fermoy.
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mythological figure TlachtgaTlachtga (mythological figure)
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Tlachtga
Tlachtga ... Hill of Ward
County Meath

Keywords

wheel

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>
186–191 [id. 45. ‘Tlachtga’] Verse. 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>
61–62 [id. 110. ‘Tlachtga’] 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>
490–491 [id. 73. ‘Tlachtga’]
[ed.] [tr.] Müller-Lisowski, Käte, “Texte zur Mog Ruith Sage 4. Tlachtga”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 14 (1923): 158–161.
CELT – edition: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
Text and German translation of the prose introduction and poem from BB.

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>
425–427 [id. 45. ‘Tlachtga’] direct link
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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