Texts

Temair II
verse beg. Ní cheil maissi dona mnáib

  • Middle Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Dinnshenchas Érenn, dinnshenchas

Dinnshenchas of Temair.

Initial words (verse)
  • Ní cheil maissi dona mnáib
Context(s)The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
Author
Ascribed to: Cináed úa hArtacáinCináed úa hArtacáin
(d. 975)
Cináed ua hArtacáin, Úa hArtacáin (Cináed)
Middle Irish poet.
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The poem is ascribed to Cináed ua hArtacáin in four manuscript copies of the text.
Manuscripts
Dinnshenchas Érenn A
Dinnshenchas Érenn C
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
verse (primary)
Number of stanzas
19
Textual relationships
Related: Dinnshenchas of Temair IDinnshenchas of Temair IPoem on the former names and legendary associations of the Hill of Tara. Versions are extant in recensions of LGÉ as well as the Dinnshenchas Érenn.Dinnshenchas of Temair IIIDinnshenchas of Temair IIIDinnshenchas of TemairTurim tigi TemrachTurim tigi Temrach

Dinnshenchas of Temair.

Dinnshenchas of Temair VDinnshenchas of Temair VPoem on the dinnshenchas of Temair (Tara), consisting mostly of a long list of placenames.Dinnshenchas of Temair (prose)Dinnshenchas of Temair (prose)Dindgnai TemrachDindgnai TemrachDindgnai TemrachDindgnai TemrachInd fhilid ra fetatarInd fhilid ra fetatarDinnshenchas poem on the origin of Tara, with prose introduction. The poem is 12 stanzas long and incomplete in the form in which it is preserved.Dinnshenchas of Temair (prose)Dinnshenchas of Temair (prose)Dinnshenchas of Temair IDinnshenchas of Temair IPoem on the former names and legendary associations of the Hill of Tara. Versions are extant in recensions of LGÉ as well as the Dinnshenchas Érenn.Dinnshenchas of Temair IIIDinnshenchas of Temair IIIDinnshenchas of TemairTurim tigi TemrachTurim tigi Temrach

Dinnshenchas of Temair.

Dinnshenchas of Temair VDinnshenchas of Temair VPoem on the dinnshenchas of Temair (Tara), consisting mostly of a long list of placenames.

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

Temair
Temair ... Tara
County Meath
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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. 1, Todd Lecture Series 8, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1903.  
comments: For corrigenda and addenda, see:
  • [[Gwynn 1935a

|Vol. 5]] (1935): 125-126

CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vols. 1-3: <link>
6–18 [id. 2. ‘Temair II’] direct link direct link direct link
[ed.] [tr.] Gwynn, E. J., The metrical dindsenchas, 5 vols, vol. 5, Todd Lecture Series 12, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1935.
Internet Archive – vol. 5: <link>
121, 125 Variant readings from the Book of Uí Maine (M) and RIA MS B ii 2 (S2); some corrigenda direct link direct link
[corr.] Meyer, Kuno, “Erschienene Schriften”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 6 (1908): 245–248.
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive – Faint scan.: <link>
Corrigenda.

Secondary sources (select)

Gwynn, E. J. [ed. and tr.], The metrical dindsenchas, 5 vols, vol. 1, Todd Lecture Series 8, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1903.  
comments: For corrigenda and addenda, see:
  • [[Gwynn 1935a

|Vol. 5]] (1935): 125-126

CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vols. 1-3: <link>
59–61 [id. 2. ‘Temair II’] direct link
Contributors
C. A., Dennis Groenewegen
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