Texts

verse beg. Luid Iason ina luing lóir

  • Middle Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry
Medieval Irish poem attributed to Flann Mainistrech on the destruction of Troy. Mac Eoin believed it to have been based on a prose text concerning the Trojan war but not a text of Togail Troí as we know it today.
Initial words (verse)
  • Luid Iason ina luing lóir
Author
Ascribed to: Flann MainistrechFlann Mainistrech (d. 1056) – Middle Irish poet ass. with Monasterboice (Mainistir Buite)
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Manuscripts
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
verse (primary)

Classification

Early Irish poetry

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.] Mac Eoin, Gearóid, “Dán ar chogadh na Traoi”, Studia Hibernica 1 (1961): 19–55.

Secondary sources (select)

Mac Eoin, Gearóid S., “Das Verbalsystem von Togail Troí (H. 2. 17)”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 28 (1960–1961): 73–136, 149–223.
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