verse beg. Túatha Dé Danann fo diamair

  • Middle Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Mythological Cycle

Poem (11 quatrains) embedded in the Lebor gabála Érenn.

First words (verse)
  • Túatha Dé Danann fo diamair
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Ascribed to: TanaideTanaide
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Ascribed to Tanaide in LL and BB.
  • Middle Irish
  • Middle Irish (?)
verse (primary)
Number of stanzas: 11


Early Irish poetryEarly Irish poetry

Early Irish poetryEarly Irish poetry

Mythological CycleMythological Cycle


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[ed.] [tr.] Macalister, R. A. Stewart [ed.], Lebor gabála Érenn: The book of the taking of Ireland, 5 vols, vol. 4, Irish Texts Society, 41, Dublin: Irish Texts Society, 1939.
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[ed.] [tr.] Lehmacher, Gustav [ed. and tr.], “Tuatha Dé Donann”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 13 (1921): 360–364.
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