Reicne Fothaid Canainne

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Reicne Fothaid Canainne

    Reicne Fothaid Canainne‘The reicne of Fothad Canainne’
    verse beg. Trí Fothaig Elcca cen on

    • Old Irish
    • verse
    • Early Irish poetry, Finn Cycle
    Old Irish poem, with later prose introduction.
    Initial words (verse)
    • Trí Fothaig Elcca cen on
    (poem)
    Manuscripts
    Language
    • Old Irish
    Date
    8th century (Meyer)
    n. 1 Kuno Meyer, Fianaigecht (1910): xviii–xix.
    Form
    verse (primary)
    prose (secondary)

    Classification

    Early Irish poetry Finn Cycle

    Subject tags

    The MorríganThe Morrígan (ass. time-frame: Túatha Dé Danann, Ulster Cycle) – deity or supernatural figure in medieval Irish literature, frequently associated with war and destruction; she sometimes appears as part of a triad with Macha and the Badb; also associated with Nemain.
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    • Sources

    Notes

    Kuno Meyer, Fianaigecht (1910): xviii–xix.

    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 the entry for the relevant manuscript.

    [ed.] [tr.] Meyer, Kuno [ed. and tr.], “Reicne Fothaid Canainne”, in: Meyer, Kuno, Fianaigecht: being a collection of hitherto inedited Irish poems and tales relating to Finn and his Fiana, Todd Lecture Series 16, London: Hodges, Figgis, 1910. 1–21.
    CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
    Edition based on TCD 1336 and verse in B IV 2.
    [ed.] Hull, Vernam [ed.], “The death of Fothath Cananne”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 20 (1936): 400–404.
    Edition based on NLI G 7.

    Secondary sources

    Borsje, Jacqueline, “The ‘terror of the night’ and the Morrígain: shifting faces of the supernatural”, in: Ó Flaithearta, Mícheál [ed.], Proceedings of the Seventh Symposium of Societas Celtologica Nordica, Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis, Studia Celtica Upsaliensia 6, Uppsala: University of Uppsala, 2007. 71–98.
    Dare.uva.nl – eread: <link>
    Hull, Vernam, “Reicne Fothad Canainne”, Modern Language Notes 58:1 (1943): 29–31.

    Borsje, Jacqueline, “The ‘terror of the night’ and the Morrígain: shifting faces of the supernatural”, in: Ó Flaithearta, Mícheál [ed.], Proceedings of the Seventh Symposium of Societas Celtologica Nordica, Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis, Studia Celtica Upsaliensia 6, Uppsala: University of Uppsala, 2007. 71–98.
    Dare.uva.nl – eread: <link>
    Greene, David, and Frank O'Connor, “19: The dead lover”, in: Greene, David, and Frank O'Connor [Michael O'Donovan], A golden treasury of Irish poetry, A.D. 600 to 1200, London: Macmillan, 1967. 86–92.
    Hull, Vernam, “Reicne Fothad Canainne”, Modern Language Notes 58:1 (1943): 29–31.
    Hull, Vernam [ed.], “The death of Fothath Cananne”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 20 (1936): 400–404.
    Meyer, Kuno [tr.], Selections from ancient Irish poetry, London, 1911.
    Internet Archive: <link>, <link>, <link>, <link>, <link>
    9   [Myth and saga] “The tryst after death”
    Meyer, Kuno [ed. and tr.], “Reicne Fothaid Canainne”, in: Meyer, Kuno, Fianaigecht: being a collection of hitherto inedited Irish poems and tales relating to Finn and his Fiana, Todd Lecture Series 16, London: Hodges, Figgis, 1910. 1–21.
    CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
    Meyer, Kuno, “Introduction”, in: Meyer, Kuno, Fianaigecht: being a collection of hitherto inedited Irish poems and tales relating to Finn and his Fiana, Todd Lecture Series 16, London: Hodges, Figgis, 1910. v–xxxi.
    “Eighth century (ii-iv)”
    ii. The quarrel between Finn and Oisín; iii. Finn and the man in the tree; iv. Reicne Fothaid Canainne

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