Texts

Dinnshenchas of Sinann I
verse beg. Sáerainm Sinna saigid dún

Cúán úa Lothcháin
  • Middle Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Dinnshenchas
Poem on the dinnshenchas of the River Shannon (Sinann).
Initial words (verse)
  • Sáerainm Sinna saigid dún
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 C
  • Poem. For the prose text and poem associated with this poem in manuscripts of recension C, see the entries linked below.
Author
Cúán úa LothcháinCuán ua Lothcháin / Cúán úa Lothcháin (d. 1024) – early Irish poet
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Ascribed to: Cúán úa LothcháinCuán ua Lothcháin / Cúán úa Lothcháin (d. 1024) – early Irish poet
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possibly Cuán ua Lothcháin
The ascription occurs in the Book of Lecan copy.
Manuscripts
Dinnshenchas Érenn A
Dinnshenchas Érenn C
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  • Le =
    Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 P 2 = Book of Lecan [s. xvin]
     
    The only copy that ascribes the poem to Cuán ua Lothcháin
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  • H =
  • Language
    • Middle Irish
    Form
    verse (primary)

    Classification

    Early Irish poetry Dinnshenchas Érenn

    Subjects

    Sinann [river]Sinann ... river

    No description available

    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.] 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>
    286–291; x (corrigenda) [id. 53. ‘Sinann I’] 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>
    529–530 [id. 53. ‘Sinann I’] direct link
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