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Texts

Oidheadh Chloinne hUisneach‘The violent death of the children of Uisneach’

  • Early Modern Irish
  • prose, verse, prosimetrum
  • Ulster Cycle
Late version of Longes mac nUislenn.
Manuscripts

include the following.n. 1 For now, see Caoimhín Mac Giolla Léith, Oidheadh chloinne hUisneach: The violent death of the children of Uisneach (1993) for an extensive list of manuscripts.

Language
  • Early Modern Irish
  • Early Modern Irish

Form
prose, verse, prosimetrum (primary)

Classification

Ulster Cycle

Sources

Notes

For now, see Caoimhín Mac Giolla Léith, Oidheadh chloinne hUisneach: The violent death of the children of Uisneach (1993) for an extensive list of manuscripts.

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 Giolla Léith, Caoimhín [ed. and tr.], Oidheadh chloinne hUisneach: The violent death of the children of Uisneach, Irish Texts Society 56, London: Irish Texts Society, 1993.
[ed.] [tr.] O'Duffy, Richard J. [ed. and tr.], Oidhe chloinne Uisnigh: Fate of the children of Uisneach, 2nd ed. (1898), Dublin: Gill, 1914.
Internet Archive: <link>
[ed.] [tr.] Stokes, Whitley [ed. and tr.], “The death of the sons of Uisnech”, in: Windisch, Ernst, and Whitley Stokes (eds.), Irische Texte mit Wörterbuch, 4 vols, vol. 2:2, Leipzig, 1887. 109–184.
Internet Archive: <link>
Text from the Glenmasan MS, apart from the conclusion, which is taken from Gaelic LVI.
[ed.] [tr.] Mackinnon, Donald [ed. and tr.], “The Glenmasan manuscript [part 1]”, The Celtic Review 1 (1904–1905): 3–17, 102–131, 208–229, 296–315.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
3–17, 104–131 Text from the Glenmasan MS.
[tr.] Joyce, P. W. [tr.], Old Celtic romances, 3rd ed. (1879), London: Longmans, 1907.
Internet Archive – 1920 reprint: <link> Internet Archive – 1879 edition: <link> Internet Archive – 1879 edition: <link>
427–453.
[tr.] Dottin, Georges [tr.], “[Various contributions]”, in: d'Arbois de Jubainville, Marie-Henri, L’épopée celtique en Irlande, Cours de littérature celtique 5, Paris: Thorin, 1892. [Various].
Internet Archive: <link>
252–286.

Secondary sources (select)

See Caoimhín Mac Giolla Léith, Oidheadh chloinne hUisneach: The violent death of the children of Uisneach (1993) for a bibliography.
Breatnach, Caoimhín, “Oidheadh Chloinne Uisnigh”, Ériu 45 (1994): 99–112.
Mac Giolla Léith, Caoimhín, “Oidheadh Chloinne hUisneach: the transmission of a Gaelic romance”, in: Tristram, Hildegard L. C. [ed.], Text und Zeittiefe, ScriptOralia 58, Tübingen: Gunter Narr, 1994. 439–454.
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