Texts

Dinnshenchas of Mag Femin II

  • Middle Irish
  • verse, prose
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, dinnshenchas
Poem on the dinnshenchas of Mag Femin. In the Book of Leinster version, the poem is presented as a dialogue between the poets Cuimíne and Mac Dá Cherda.
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
Dinnshenchas Érenn C
R B Le M S S3 H
Late copies
RIA 23 E 26 p. 33; 23 G 22 p. 11 (notice of Lugaid Lámderg)
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
verse, prose (primary)
Textual relationships
Related: Dinnshenchas of Mag Femin, Mag Fera, Mag FeaDinnshenchas of Mag Femin, Mag Fera, Mag FeaText on the dinnshenchas of Mag Femin (Mag Femen).Dinnshenchas of Mag Femin, Mag Fera, Mag FeaDinnshenchas of Mag Femin, Mag Fera, Mag FeaText on the dinnshenchas of Mag Femin (Mag Femen).

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

Mag FeminMag Femin

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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>
200–205 [id. 37. ‘Mag Femin II’] 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>
436 [id. 44. ‘Mag Femin’] Prose. 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>
512 [id. 37. ‘Mag Femin II’] direct link
Contributors
C. A., Dennis Groenewegen
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September 2012, last updated: August 2021