Fíanṡruth Fían-lore (literally fían-stream)’

  • Late Middle Irish
  • Finn Cycle
Lists A and B represent two versions of an alphabetically arranged list of personal names associated with the Finn Cycle. A prose introduction precedes both of these lists.
List A:
p. 119a col. 768
Headed ‘It e annso anmann muntire Find .i. fiandsroth fian Find u(i) Baiscne’
  • Late Middle Irish
12th century (Meyer).(1)n. 1 Kuno Meyer, Fianaigecht (1910): xxx.


Finn Cycle
Finn Cycle
id. 578


Finn mac Cumaill
Finn mac Cumaill (Find úa Báiscni)
(time-frame ass. with Finn Cycle, Finn mac Cumaill, Cormac mac Airt)
Finn mac Cumaill (earlier mac Umaill?), Find úa Báiscni: central hero in medieval Irish and Scottish literature of the so-called Finn Cycle; warrior-hunter and leader of a fían

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Kuno Meyer, Fianaigecht (1910): xxx.

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[ed.] [tr.] Stern, Ludwig Christian, “Fiannshruth”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 1 (1897): 471–473.
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Edition and translation of the introduction only.
Edition wanted
The actual lists of names remain unedited.
C. A., Dennis Groenewegen
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June 2011, last updated: March 2024