Texts

Genemain Áedo Sláine‘The birth of Áed Sláine’

  • Middle Irish
  • prose
  • Cycles of the Kings
Manuscripts
Language
  • Middle Irish
  • Middle Irish

Form
prose (primary)
verse (secondary)
Contains poems
Mugain ingen Chonchraid chaín’ » attributed to Flann Mainistrech

Classification

Cycles of the Kings

Subjects

Áed Sláine mac DiarmataÁed Sláine mac Diarmata (d. 604) – joint high-king of Ireland, eponymous ancestor of Síl nÁedo Sláine; said to be a son of Díarmait mac Cerbaill and Mugain.
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Mairenn Máel [wife of Díarmait mac Cerbaill]Mairenn Máel ... wife of Díarmait mac Cerbaill
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Mugain ingen ChonchraidMugain ingen Chonchraid (ass. time-frame: Díarmait mac Cerbaill) – one of Díarmait mac Cerbaill's wives and mother of Áed Sláine
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Áed of RahughÁed mac Bricc (d. 589) – Áed mac Bricc, patron saint of Ráith Áeda and Cell Fháir / Áir (Rahugh and Killare, Co. Westmeath)
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Finnian of MovilleFinnian of Moville – Findbarr, patron saint of Mag Bile (Moville)
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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.

O'Grady, Standish Hayes, Silva Gadelica, 2 vols, London: Williams & Norgate, 1892.
Internet Archive – vol. 1: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 1 (originally from Google): <link>, <link> Internet Archive – vol. 2 (originally from Google): <link>, <link>
Vol 1: 82–84; vol. 2: 88–91. Recension 1. Edition, with German translation, based on LU.
Windisch, Ernst [ed. and tr.], “Sitzung am 29. Juli 1884: Ein mittelirisches Kunstgedicht über die Geburt des Königs Aed Sláne. Mit Beiträgen zur irischen Metrik”, Berichte über die Verhandlungen der Königlich Sächsischen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig, Philologisch-Historische Classe 36 (1884): 191–243.
Internet Archive: <link>
Recension 1. Based on LU, and poem from LL.
For diplomatic editions of the texts in LU and LL, see Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 E 25 and Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1339.
Arbuthnot, Sharon [ed. and tr.], Cóir anmann: a late Middle Irish treatise on personal names, 2 vols, Irish Texts Society 59–60, London: Irish Texts Society, 2005–2007.
§ 134 (pp. 37–38 and 111–112) Recension 2 (Cóir anmann).
Stokes, Whitley [ed. and tr.], “Cóir anmann (Fitness of names)”, in: Windisch, Ernst, and Whitley Stokes (eds.), Irische Texte mit Wörterbuch, 4 vols, vol. 3:2, Leipzig, 1897. 285–444, 557.
CELT – edition: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
§ 133. Recension 2 (Cóir anmann).
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