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Fianna bátar i nEmain‘Heroes who were in Emain’
verse beg. Fianna bátar i nEmain

Cináed ua hArtacáin
  • Middle Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Ulster Cycle
Title
Fianna bátar i nEmain
‘Heroes who were in Emain’
Also known by the title Aidedha forni do huaislib Érenn ("The deaths of some of the nobles of Ireland")
Initial words (verse)
  • Fianna bátar i nEmain
Author
Cináed úa hArtacáinCináed ua hArtacáin (d. 975) – Middle Irish poet
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Ascribed to and presumably composed by Cináed ua hArtacáin
Ascribed to
Cináed úa hArtacáinCináed ua hArtacáin (d. 975) – Middle Irish poet
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Manuscripts
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
verse (primary)

Classification

Early Irish poetry Ulster Cycle

Subject tags

 Death of Finn mac Cumaill
Finn mac CumaillFionn mac Cumhaill / Find úa Báiscni (ass. time-frame: Cormac mac Airt, Finn mac Cumaill, Category:Finn Cycle) – Finn mac Cumaill (earlier mac Umaill?), Find úa Báiscni: central hero in medieval Irish and Scottish literature of the so-called Finn Cycle or Finn Cycle; warrior-hunter and leader of a fían
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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.] Stokes, Whitley, “On the deaths of some Irish heroes”, Revue Celtique 23 (1902): 303–348, 438 (add. and corr.). Corrigenda: Revue Celtique 27 (1906): 202.
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[corr.] [add.] Stokes, Whitley, “On the deaths of some Irish heroes [corrigenda and addenda]”, Revue Celtique 27 (1906): 202.

Secondary sources (select)

Carey, John, “Cináed ua hArtacáin [Cineth O'Hartagain] (d. 975)”, Oxford dictionary of national biography, Online: Oxford University Press. URL: <http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/20636>.
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