Texts

Dinnshenchas of Benn Étair I
verse beg. Étar étan ri dílind

  • Middle Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Ulster Cycle, dinnshenchas
Poem on the Hill of Howth, Co. Dublin.
First words (verse)
  • Étar étan ri dílind
“Etar, forehead to the flood”
Context(s)The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
  • The poem does not occur in recension C.
Author
Ascribed to: Cináed úa hArtacáinCináed úa hArtacáin
(d. 975)
Cináed ua hArtacáin, Úa hArtacáin (Cináed)
Middle Irish poet.
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Ascribed to Cináed ua hArtacáin (d. 975)
Manuscripts
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
verse (primary)
Textual relationships
Related: Talland ÉtairTalland ÉtairDinnshenchas of Benn Étair IIDinnshenchas of Benn Étair IIPoem on the dinnshenchas of Benn Étair (Hill of Howth, Co. Dublin)Dinnshenchas of Benn ÉtairDinnshenchas of Benn ÉtairDinnshenchas of Benn ÉtairDinnshenchas of Benn ÉtairDinnshenchas of Benn Étair IIDinnshenchas of Benn Étair IIPoem on the dinnshenchas of Benn Étair (Hill of Howth, Co. Dublin)Dinnshenchas of Slíab Mairge IDinnshenchas of Slíab Mairge IPoem on the dinnshenchas of Slíab MairgeTalland ÉtairTalland Étair

Classification

Early Irish poetryEarly Irish poetry
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Dinnshenchas Érenn
Dinnshenchas Érenn
id. 6712
Ulster Cycle
Ulster Cycle
id. 1797
dinnshenchasIrish narrative literature, onomastic lore and learning, topographical literature
dinnshenchas
id. 32607

Subjects

Benn Étair
Benn Étair ... Hill of Howth
County Dublin
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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. [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>
104–109 [id. 14. ‘Bend Etair 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>
495–497 [id. 14. ‘Bend Etair I’] direct link
Contributors
C. A., Dennis Groenewegen, Patrick Brown
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May 2011, last updated: August 2021