Dinnshenchas of Slíab Echtge IIverse beg. Áibind, áibind, Echtge ard
- Middle Irish
- Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, dinnshenchas
Dinnshenchas on Slíab Echtge.
- Áibind, áibind, Echtge ard
(d. 891 x 918)
Flann mac Lónáin
early Irish poet; called ‘the Virgil of the Irish’ (Firgil Gáedel) and ‘King of the Poets of Ireland’ respectively.
- Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1339 (H 2. 18) = Book of Leinster [s. xii2]p. 198heading: ‘Fland mac Lonain post mortem suam cecinit’ context: Dinnshenchas Érenn APoem (Dinnshenchas Érenn A).
- Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1318 cols 573–958 = section of the Yellow Book of Lecan [s. xivex/xvin]cols 916[p.195a].30–917[p.195b].47Different version of the poem, here prefaced by the prose tale Trí hollamain Chondacht (col. 916.1-29).
- Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1339 (H 2. 18) = Book of Leinster [s. xii2]p. 170 context: Dinnshenchas Érenn BProse version.
- Middle Irish
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