Foscél ar Brénainn (dialogue with Moínenn of Clonfert)

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Foscél ar Brénainn (dialogue with Moínenn of Clonfert)

    Foscél ar Brénainn

    • Middle Irish
    • Irish hagiography, minor Irish prose tales
    A Middle Irish short story about a dialogue between Brénainn of Clonfert with one of his successors, Moínenn, bishop of Clonfert, on the subject of death and the afterlife.
    Author
    Anonymous
    Manuscripts
    Language
    • Middle Irish
    • Middle Irish?

    Classification

    Irish hagiography
     minor Irish prose tales (foscéla)

    Subject tags

     death
    Brénainn of ClonfertBrénainn of Clonfert, Brénainn mac Findloga (d. 577) – Brénainn (Brenden; Brendan) mac Findloga, early Connacht saint, patron of Clonfert, and legendary voyager
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    Móenu of ClonfertMóenu of ClonfertNo short description available
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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.] [tr.] Vendryes, J., “Trois historiettes irlandaises du manuscrit de Paris”, Revue Celtique 31 (1910): 300–311.
    Internet Archive: <link>
    309–311 Based on the Paris MS.
    [ed.] O'Sullivan, Anne [ed.], The Book of Leinster, formerly Lebar na Núachongbála, vol. 6, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1983.
    CELT – pp. 1327–1595 (excl. pp. 1596–1708): <link>
    Based on LL

    Secondary sources

    Plummer, Charles, “A tentative catalogue of Irish hagiography”, in: Plummer, Charles [ed.], Miscellanea hagiographica Hibernica: vitae adhuc ineditae sanctorum Mac Creiche, Naile, Cranat, Subsidia Hagiographica 15, Brussels: Société des Bollandistes, 1925. 171–285.
    202 (no. 81)
    Grosjean, Paul, “Textes hagiographiques irlandais”, Études Celtiques 2 (1937): 269–303.
    280–282 ‘V. Dialogue de s. Brendan avec son disciple Moinen sur la mort’

    O'Sullivan, Anne [ed.], The Book of Leinster, formerly Lebar na Núachongbála, vol. 6, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1983.
    CELT – pp. 1327–1595 (excl. pp. 1596–1708): <link>
    Grosjean, Paul, “Textes hagiographiques irlandais”, Études Celtiques 2 (1937): 269–303.
    Plummer, Charles, “A tentative catalogue of Irish hagiography”, in: Plummer, Charles [ed.], Miscellanea hagiographica Hibernica: vitae adhuc ineditae sanctorum Mac Creiche, Naile, Cranat, Subsidia Hagiographica 15, Brussels: Société des Bollandistes, 1925. 171–285.
    Vendryes, J., “Trois historiettes irlandaises du manuscrit de Paris”, Revue Celtique 31 (1910): 300–311.
    Internet Archive: <link>
    309–311   “Foscél ar Brenainn”
    ed. and tr. from the Paris MS, f. 29va

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