Texts

Gaire

  • Middle Irish
  • Sanas Cormaic, Medieval Irish literature about poets, Ulster Cycle

A brief story about Néde and Caier under the entry for ‘Gaire’ in Sanas Cormaic.

Scope
part of text
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Manuscripts

Copies, with designations taken from the Early Irish glossaries database, include:

Language
  • Middle Irish

Classification

Sanas Cormaic
Sanas Cormaic
id. 940
Medieval Irish literature about poetsMedieval Irish literature about poets
...

Ulster Cycle
Ulster Cycle
id. 1797

Subjects

satirestylistic features
satire
id. 49287

AAT: “Artistic device holding up human folly and vice to scorn, derision, or ridicule.”

NédeNéde
Entry reserved for but not yet available from the subject index.

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CaierCaier
Entry reserved for but not yet available from the subject index.

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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.] Russell, Paul, Sharon Arbuthnot, and Pádraic Moran, Early Irish glossaries database, Online: Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic, University of Cambridge. URL: <http://www.asnc.cam.ac.uk/irishglossaries>.
[ed.] Meyer, Kuno [ed.], “Sanas Cormaic. An Old-Irish glossary compiled by Cormac úa Cuilennáin, king-bishop of Cashel in the tenth century”, in: Bergin, Osborn, R. I. Best, Kuno Meyer, and J. G. O'Keeffe (eds.), Anecdota from Irish manuscripts, vol. 4, Halle and Dublin, 1912. 1–128 (text), i–xix (introduction).
Internet Archive – vols 1-5: <link> Internet Archive – vols 3-5: <link>
58–60
[ed.] Stokes, Whitley [ed.], Three Irish glossaries: Cormac’s Glossary, O’Davoren’s Glossary and a glossary to the Calendar of Oengus the Culdee, London: Williams and Norgate, 1862.
TLH – ‘Cormac’s Glossary’ (pp. 1-44): <link> Internet Archive: <link>, <link>
24.
[tr.] Russell, Paul, “Poets, power and possessions in medieval Ireland: some stories from Sanas Cormaic”, in: Eska, Joseph F. [ed.], Law, literature and society, CSANA Yearbook 7, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2008. 9–45.
Translation and discussion.
[tr.] Draak, Maartje, and Frida de Jong, De lastige schare, gevolgd door vijf anekdoten over dichtergeleerden, Amsterdam: Meulenhoff, 1990.  
Dutch translations of: Tromdámh Guaire, based on the edition of Maud Joynt (1931) -- three entries from Sanas Chormaic (Mug Eme, Lethec and Gaire) -- Passages from Immacallam in dá Thúarad (Colloquy of the two sages) -- Passages from Scéla Mongáin ⁊ Echdach Rígéicis (Why Mongán was deprived of noble issue).
96–100
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April 2011, last updated: January 2022