Finn and the jester Lomnae

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Finn and the jester Lomnae

    Finn and the jester Lomnae

    • Sanas Cormaic, Finn Cycle
    An anecdote told in Sanas Cormaic, under the entry for ‘Orc tréith’.
    Context(s)
    The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
    Manuscripts
    Date
    9th century (Meyer)

    Classification

    Sanas Cormaic Finn Cycle

    Subject tags

    Finn mac CumaillFind úa Báiscni, Fionn mac Cumhaill (ass. time-frame: Finn mac Cumaill, Cormac mac Airt, 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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    Lomnae [druth]Lomnae ... druth
    Entry reserved for but not yet available from the subject index.
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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 the entry for the relevant manuscript.

    [ed.] Meyer, Kuno [ed.], “Sanas Cormaic. An Old-Irish glossary compiled by Cormac úa Cuilennáin, king-bishop of Cashel in the tenth century”, in: Bergin, Osborn, R. I. Best, Kuno Meyer, and J. G. O'Keeffe (eds.), Anecdota from Irish manuscripts, vol. 4, Halle and Dublin, 1912. 1–128 (text), i–xix (introduction).
    Internet Archive – vols 1-5: <link> Internet Archive – vols 3-5: <link>
    86–88 [id. 1018.] direct link
    [ed.] Meyer, Kuno, Fianaigecht: being a collection of hitherto inedited Irish poems and tales relating to Finn and his Fiana, Todd Lecture Series 16, London: Hodges, Figgis, 1910.
    National Library of Scotland – PDF: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
    xix–xx (item vii). Edited from YBL.
    [ed.] Stokes, Whitley [ed.], Three Irish glossaries: Cormac’s Glossary, O’Davoren’s Glossary and a glossary to the Calendar of Oengus the Culdee, London: Williams and Norgate, 1862.
    TLH – ‘Cormac’s Glossary’ (pp. 1-44): <link> Internet Archive: <link>, <link>
    34–35
    [ed.] Stokes, Whitley [ed.], and John O'Donovan [tr.], Sanas Chormaic: Cormac’s Glossary, Irish Archaeological and Celtic Society, Calcutta: O.T. Cutter, 1868.
    Internet Archive: <link> HathiTrust: <link>, <link> Google Books: <link>
    [tr.] Russell, Paul, “Poets, power and possessions in medieval Ireland: some stories from Sanas Cormaic”, in: Eska, Joseph F. [ed.], Law, literature and society, CSANA Yearbook 7, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2008. 9–45.
    Translation and discussion.

    Russell, Paul, “Poets, power and possessions in medieval Ireland: some stories from Sanas Cormaic”, in: Eska, Joseph F. [ed.], Law, literature and society, CSANA Yearbook 7, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2008. 9–45.
    Meyer, Kuno [ed.], “Sanas Cormaic. An Old-Irish glossary compiled by Cormac úa Cuilennáin, king-bishop of Cashel in the tenth century”, in: Bergin, Osborn, R. I. Best, Kuno Meyer, and J. G. O'Keeffe (eds.), Anecdota from Irish manuscripts, vol. 4, Halle and Dublin, 1912. 1–128 (text), i–xix (introduction).
    Internet Archive – vols 1-5: <link> Internet Archive – vols 3-5: <link>
    Meyer, Kuno, Fianaigecht: being a collection of hitherto inedited Irish poems and tales relating to Finn and his Fiana, Todd Lecture Series 16, London: Hodges, Figgis, 1910.
    National Library of Scotland – PDF: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
    Meyer, Kuno, “Introduction”, in: Meyer, Kuno, Fianaigecht: being a collection of hitherto inedited Irish poems and tales relating to Finn and his Fiana, Todd Lecture Series 16, London: Hodges, Figgis, 1910. v–xxxi.
    “Ninth century (v-xi)”
    v. Tucait fagbála in fessa do Finn ⁊ marbad Cuil Duib; vi. Bruiden Atha Í; vii. Finn and the jester Lomnae; viii. Entry for ‘rincne’ in Sanas Cormaic; ix. ‘Áth Liac Find, cid dia tá?’ (first recension); x. Poem ascribed to Flannacán mac Cellaig, beginning ‘Innid scél scaílter n-airich’; xi. Scél asa mberar co mbad hé Find mac Cumaill Mongán ocus aní dia fíl aided Fothaid Airgdig
    Stokes, Whitley [ed.], and John O'Donovan [tr.], Sanas Chormaic: Cormac’s Glossary, Irish Archaeological and Celtic Society, Calcutta: O.T. Cutter, 1868.
    Internet Archive: <link> HathiTrust: <link>, <link> Google Books: <link>
    Stokes, Whitley [ed.], Three Irish glossaries: Cormac’s Glossary, O’Davoren’s Glossary and a glossary to the Calendar of Oengus the Culdee, London: Williams and Norgate, 1862.
    TLH – ‘Cormac’s Glossary’ (pp. 1-44): <link> Internet Archive: <link>, <link>

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