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Dinnshenchas of Tonn Chlidna I
verse beg. Clidna Cheindfhind, búan in bét

  • Middle Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Finn Cycle, Dinnshenchas
Poem on the dinnshenchas of Tond Clidna, attributed to Caílte.
Title
Dinnshenchas of Tonn Chlidna I
This is Tond Chlidna I in Gwynn's edition of the text. Note that it comes second in the Rennes manuscript, after the poem that is headed Tond Chlidna II in Gwynn's edition.
Initial words (verse)
  • Clidna Cheindfhind, búan in bét
Context(s) The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
Manuscripts
Acallam na senórach
Dinnshenchas Érenn C (mixed recension)
Language
  • Middle Irish
Date
12th century.(1)n. 1 Kuno Meyer, Fianaigecht (1910): xxx.
Form
verse (primary)
prose (secondary)
Textual relationships
There is a prose version and poem on the same subject, both of which occur in association with the present text in recension C of the Dinnshenchas Érenn: Dinnshenchas of Tonn Chlidna (prose), which introduces both poems in the Rennes MS; Dinnshenchas of Tonn Chlidna II (poem, Gwynn's Tond Chlidna II).

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn Finn Cycle
 Dinnshenchas

Subject tags

ClidnaClidna
Entry reserved for but not yet available from the subject index.
See more
 Tonn Chlidna

Sources

Notes

Kuno Meyer, Fianaigecht (1910): xxx.
Kuno Meyer, Fianaigecht (1910): xxx.

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. 3, Todd Lecture Series 10, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1913.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 3: <link> Internet Archive – vols. 1-3: <link>
206–209 [id. 38. ‘Tond Chlidna I’] direct link direct link direct link
[ed.] [tr.] Stokes, Whitley [ed. and tr.], “Acallamh na senórach”, in: Windisch, Ernst, and Whitley Stokes (eds.), Irische Texte mit Wörterbuch, 4 vols, vol. 4:1, Leipzig, 1900. 1–438, ix–xiv.
Celtic Digital Initiative: <link> CELT – corrected edition (without Stokes’ notes): <link> Internet Archive: <link>
109 (lines 3833–3853).

Secondary sources (select)

Gwynn, E. J. [ed. and tr.], The metrical dindsenchas, 5 vols, vol. 3, Todd Lecture Series 10, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1913.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 3: <link> Internet Archive – vols. 1-3: <link>
514 [id. 38. ‘Tond Chlidna I’] direct link
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