Texts

Dinnshenchas of Áth Fadat I
verse beg. Monúar ní-for-táthaig

  • Middle Irish
  • verse, prose
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn
Prose introduction and poem on the dinnshenchas on Áth Fadat, cast as a dialogue between Etan and Fadat.
First words (verse)
  • Monúar ní-for-táthaig
Context(s)The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
Speaker/Addressee
Speaker: EtanEtan
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FadatFadat
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Author
Ascribed to: EtanEtan
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Manuscripts
Dinnshenchas Érenn A
Dinnshenchas Érenn C
R B Y Le M S S3 H
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
verse, prose (primary)
Textual relationships
In manuscripts of recensions A and C, this text is followed by an alternative story on the same placename. See Dinnshenchas of Áth Fadat II.
Related: Dinnshenchas of Áth Fadat IIDinnshenchas of Áth Fadat IIPoem on the dinnshenchas on Áth Fadat, with a prose introduction in manuscripts of recension C. It gives an alternative story to Áth Fadat I, which it usually follows in manuscripts of recensions A and C.Dinnshenchas of Áth Fadat IIDinnshenchas of Áth Fadat IIPoem on the dinnshenchas on Áth Fadat, with a prose introduction in manuscripts of recension C. It gives an alternative story to Áth Fadat I, which it usually follows in manuscripts of recensions A and C.

Classification

Early Irish poetryEarly Irish poetry
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Dinnshenchas Érenn
Dinnshenchas Érenn
id. 6712

Subjects

Áth Fadat
Áth Fadat ... Aghade
County Carlow
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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.] [tr.] Gwynn, E. J., 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>
152–155 [id. 26. ‘Áth Fadat I’] direct link direct link direct link
[ed.] [tr.] Stokes, Whitley, “The prose tales in the Rennes dindshenchas”, Revue Celtique 15 (1894): 272–336, 418–484.  

An edition and translation of the prose texts in the Dinnshenchas Érenn as they occur in Rennes, Bibliothèque de Rennes Métropole, MS 598. Missing texts are supplied from the Book of Lecan version.

TLH – edition (I, pp. 277-336): <link> TLH – translation (I): <link> TLH – edition (II, pp. 418-484): <link> TLH – translation (II): <link> Celtic Digital Initiative: <link> Internet Archive – 272–336: <link> Internet Archive – 272–336: <link> Internet Archive – 418–484: <link> Internet Archive – 418–484: <link>
422–424 [id. 36. ‘Áth Fadat’] direct link

Secondary sources (select)

Gwynn, E. J., 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>
506 [id. 26. ‘Áth Fadat I’] direct link
Contributors
C. A., Dennis Groenewegen
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September 2012, last updated: August 2021