Texts

Dinnshenchas of Mag Léna
verse beg. Inmain in fert, fichtib slúag

  • Middle Irish
  • prose, verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, Ulster Cycle, Dinnshenchas
Text on the dinnshenchas of Mag Léna
Initial words (verse)
  • Inmain in fert, fichtib slúag
Context(s)The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
prose, verse (primary)
Contains poems
Muc mic Dá Thó, tlacht-múad torc’ » An additional, non-dinnshenchas poem beg. ‘Muc mic Dá Thó, tlacht-múad torc’ is added to the text in two manuscript copies of the Dinnshenchas Érenn and also occurs in different contexts elsewhere.
Number of stanzas
6
Associated items
Muc mic Dá Thó, tlacht-múad torcMuc mic Dá Thó, tlacht-múad torcPoem on Mac Da Thó's pig.

Classification

Early Irish poetryEarly Irish poetry
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Dinnshenchas Érenn
Dinnshenchas Érenn
id. 6712
Ulster Cycle
Ulster Cycle
id. 1797
DinnshenchasDinnshenchas
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Subjects

Mag Léna
Mag Léna ... Moylen
County Offaly
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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>
192–195 [id. 47. ‘Mag Léna I’] Verse. direct link direct link direct link
[ed.] [tr.] Stokes, Whitley [ed. and tr.], “The prose tales in the Rennes dindshenchas”, Revue Celtique 16 (1895): 31–83, 135–167, 269–312, 468.
TLH – edition (III, 31-83): <link> TLH – translation (III): <link> TLH – edition (IV, pp. 135-167): <link> TLH – translation (IV): <link> Celtic Digital Initiative – PDF: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
63–64 [id. 112. ‘Mag Léna’] Prose. 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>
427–428 [id. 47. ‘Mag Léna I’] direct link
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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October 2012, last updated: August 2021