Texts

Dinnshenchas of Róiriu in Uí Failge
verse beg. Nímutanic ó thír thend

  • Middle Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Finn Cycle, Dinnshenchas
Dinnshenchas of Róiriu in Uí Failge (Róiriu i nUíb Failge)
Initial words (verse)
  • Nímutanic ó thír thend
Context(s)The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
  • Dinnshenchas Érenn A
  • LL p. 192b: poem (3 qq)
  • The poem occurs in this redaction only and has no prose counterpart elsewhere in the Dinnshenchas Érenn.
Author
Ascribed to: Find [unidentified]Find ... unidentified
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Finn mac CumaillFionn mac Cumhaill / Find úa Báiscni (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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The verse is attributed to Find, whom Gwynn identifies as Finn mac Cumaill.
Language
  • Middle Irish
Date
12th century (Meyer).(1)n. 1 Kuno Meyer, Fianaigecht (1910).
Form
verse (primary)
Number of stanzas
3

Classification

Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn Finn Cycle

Subjects

Róiriu (Uí Failge)Róiriu (Uí Failge)

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Sources

Notes

Kuno Meyer, Fianaigecht (1910).

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.] Gwynn, E. J. [ed. and tr.], The metrical dindsenchas, 5 vols, vol. 3, Todd Lecture Series 10, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1913.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 3: <link> Internet Archive – vols. 1-3: <link>
142–143 [id. 21. ‘Róiriu in Úib Failge’] direct link direct link direct link

Secondary sources (select)

Gwynn, E. J. [ed. and tr.], The metrical dindsenchas, 5 vols, vol. 3, Todd Lecture Series 10, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1913.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 3: <link> Internet Archive – vols. 1-3: <link>
504 [id. 21. ‘Róiriu in Úib Failge’] direct link
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