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verse beg. Nuadu Necht ní dámair anflaith

  • Early Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Irish legendary history
One of the rhyming ‘Leinster poems’.
Initial words (verse)
  • Nuadu Necht ní dámair anflaith
Ascribed to
Find Fili mac Rossa RúaidFind Fili mac Rossa Rúaid – legendary poet and king of Leinster; son of Russ Rúad
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Language
  • Early Irish
Form
verse (primary)
Number of stanzas
52

Classification

Early Irish poetry Irish legendary history

Subject tags

Núadu NechtNúadu Necht (ass. time-frame: Núadu Necht, Eterscél Mór, Conaire Mór, Finn mac Cumaill) – legendary king and ancestor of the Laigin;
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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.

[ed.] O'Brien, M. A. [ed.], Corpus genealogiarum Hiberniae, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1962. 
comments: Reprinted in 1976 and 2005, with an introduction by J. V. Kelleher.
CELT – pp. 1–332 (Rawl. B 502): <link>
1–4
[ed.] Meyer, Kuno [ed.], Über die älteste irische Dichtung I. Rhythmische alliterierende Reimstrophen, Berlin, 1913.
Celtic Digital Initiative – PDF: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
38–50 In Fursundud Find Fhiled maicc Rossa Rúaid.
[tr.] .
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