Dinnshenchas of Séig Mossad

  • Middle Irish
  • prose
  • Dinnshenchas Érenn
Text on the dinnshenchas of Séig Mossad
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  • Middle Irish
prose (primary)
verse (secondary)
Contains poems
Mossad mac Main, grinne gel’ » Quatrain cited at the end of the prose story.


Dinnshenchas Érenn
Dinnshenchas Érenn
id. 6712



Séig MossadSéig Mossad

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Primary sources

[ed.] [tr.] Stokes, Whitley, “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>
161–162 [id. 148. ‘Séig Mossad’] Prose. direct link
[ed.] [tr.] Stokes, Whitley, “The Bodleian dinnshenchas”, Folk-Lore 3 (1892): 467–516.
TLH – edition: <link> TLH – translation: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
490–491 [id. 24. ‘Seig Mossad’] direct link
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