Mac Lesc mac Ladáin aithech
- Middle Irish
- prose, verse
- Finn Cycle
- Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Rawlinson B 502 2, ff. 19–89 = Lebar Glinne Dá Locha (?) [1125 x 1150]ff. 59vb–60raNo heading. The anecdote includes two poems: (1) Fuitt co brath, four quatrains attributed to Mac Lesc, and (2) Tánic sam, seven quatrains attributed to Finn.
- Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1339 (H 2. 18) = Book of Leinster [s. xii2]p. 208aNo heading. The anecdote contains Fuitt co brath, but not Tánic sam.
- Middle Irish
Poem on the coming of summer, attributed to Finn mac Cumaill. It evokes an image of the season by referring, for instance, to the appearance and behaviour of stags, dogs, salmon and birds such as the cuckoo and the blackbird.
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