verse beg. Mugain ingen Chonchraid chaín

  • Middle Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry
First words (verse)
  • Mugain ingen Chonchraid chaín
“Mugain daughter of Conchrad”
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Ascribed to: Flann Mainistrech
Flann Mainistrech
(d. 1056)
Middle Irish poet ass. with Monasterboice (Mainistir Buite)

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  • Middle Irish
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verse (primary)
Number of stanzas: 15


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Mugain ingen Chonchraid
Mugain ingen Chonchraid
(time-frame ass. with Díarmait mac Cerbaill)
one of Díarmait mac Cerbaill's wives and mother of Áed Sláine

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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.] OʼGrady, Standish Hayes, Silva Gadelica, 2 vols, London: Williams & Norgate, 1892.
Internet Archive – vol. 1: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 1 (originally from Google): <link>, <link> Internet Archive – vol. 2 (originally from Google): <link>, <link>
Vol 1: 82–84; vol. 2: 88–91. Edition, with German translation, based on LU.
[ed.] Windisch, Ernst [ed. and tr.], “Sitzung am 29. Juli 1884: Ein mittelirisches Kunstgedicht über die Geburt des Königs Aed Sláne. Mit Beiträgen zur irischen Metrik”, Berichte über die Verhandlungen der Königlich Sächsischen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig, Philologisch-Historische Classe 36 (1884): 191–243.
Internet Archive: <link>
Based on LU, and poem from LL.
For diplomatic editions of the texts in LU and LL, see Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 E 25 and Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1339.
Dennis Groenewegen
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