Texts

Dinnshenchas of Umall
verse beg. Umall gilla Fíntain fhél

  • Middle Irish
  • prose, verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, dinnshenchas
Text on the dinnshenchas of Umall
Initial words (verse)
  • Umall gilla Fíntain fhél
Context(s)The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
Manuscripts
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
prose, verse (primary)
Number of stanzas
1

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn

Subjects

Fintan mac BóchraFintan mac Bóchra (ass. time-frame: Universal history) – A figure of medieval Irish tradition who survives the Flood and lives to give eye-witness accounts of the history of Ireland
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Umall [servant of Fintan mac Bóchra]Umall ... servant of Fintan mac Bóchra
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Manannán mac LirManannán mac Lir – mythological figure in Irish literature, typically associated with the sea
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Umall [Owles, Co. Mayo]Umall ... Owles, Co. Mayo

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Keywords

first battle of Mag Tuired

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>
272–275 [id. 80. ‘Umall’] Prose and quatrain of verse. direct link direct link direct link

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>
448 [id. 80. ‘Umall’] direct link
Contributors
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