Texts

Dinnshenchas of Druim Fíngin II
verse beg. Rop h-é-seo Druim n-Elgga n-oll

  • Middle Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, dinnshenchas
Poem on the dinnshenchas of Druim Fíngin.
Initial words (verse)
  • Rop h-é-seo Druim n-Elgga n-oll
“This hill was known as great Druim nElga”
Context(s)The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
Manuscripts
Dinnshenchas Érenn A
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
verse (primary)
Textual relationships
Related: Dinnshenchas of Druim Fíngin IDinnshenchas of Druim Fíngin I

Short  poem (3 qq) on the dinnshenchas of Druim Fíngin.

Airne FíngeinAirne FíngeinDinnshenchas of Druim Fíngin IDinnshenchas of Druim Fíngin I

Short  poem (3 qq) on the dinnshenchas of Druim Fíngin.

Classification

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

Subjects

Fíngen mac LuchtaFíngen mac Luchta
(time-frame ass. with Conn Cétchathach, Fedlimid Rechtaid)
In Airne Fíngein (‘Fíngen's vigil’), a prince (rígdomna) of Munster, who stands on top of Druim Fíngin one Samain night when he meets Rothníam, a woman of the síd, and through her learns of a series of wonders associated with the birth of Conn Cétchathach.
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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. 4, Todd Lecture Series 11, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1924.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 4: <link>
336–339 [id. 123. ‘Druim Fíngin II’] direct link direct link direct link

Secondary sources (select)

Gwynn, E. J. [ed. and tr.], The metrical dindsenchas, 5 vols, vol. 4, Todd Lecture Series 11, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1924.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 4: <link>
466–467 [id. 123. ‘Druim Fíngin II’] direct link
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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September 2012, last updated: August 2021