The crane-bag
verse beg. Ceisd agam ort a Cháoilte

  • Early Modern Irish, Late Middle Irish
  • verse
  • Duanaire Finn, Classical Irish poetry, Finn Cycle
First words (verse)
  • Ceisd agam ort a Cháoilte
“I have a question for you Caoilte”
Context(s)The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
Author
Anonymous
Language
  • Early Modern Irish Late Middle Irish
  • Early Modern Irish or very late Middle Irish (Murphy)
Form
verse (primary)
Length
Number of stanzas: 19
The poem ends etcetera (abbreviated), suggesting that the exemplar may have been longer.

Classification

Duanaire Finn
Duanaire Finn
id. 11031
Classical Irish poetryClassical Irish poetry
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Finn Cycle
Finn Cycle
id. 578

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.] MacNeill, Eoin [ed.], Duanaire Finn: The book of the lays of Fionn, 3 vols, vol. 1: Irish text, with translation into English, Irish Texts Society, 7, London: Irish Texts Society, 1908.
Foclóir na Nua-Ghaeilge – editions: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive – originally from Google Books: <link>
21–22; 118–120 Poem VIII. Edition and translation

Secondary sources (select)

Murphy, Gerard, Duanaire Finn: The book of the lays of Fionn, 3 vols, vol. 3: Introduction, notes, appendices and glossary, Irish Texts Society, 43, London: Irish Texts Society, 1953.
Internet Archive: <link>
20–21
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
Page created
April 2012, last updated: January 2024