The colloquy between Fintan and the hawk of Achill

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The colloquy between Fintan and the hawk of Achill
verse beg. Arsaidh sin, a eoúin Accla

Poem presenting a conversation between Fintan mac Bóchra, the sole survivor of the Flood, and an ancient hawk (seboc) of the island of Achill.

Manuscripts

Language

Middle Irish » ?

Form

primary form(s) — verse

Number of stanzas

116

Number of lines

465

The colloquy between Fintan and the hawk of Achill

Categories

Early Irish poetryIrish legendary historyMythological Cycle

Subject tags

 Fintan mac Bóchra  The hawk of Achill

Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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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 the entry for the relevant manuscript.

[ed.] Meyer, Kuno (ed.), “The colloquy between Fintan and the hawk of Achill”, in: Bergin, Osborn, R. I. Best, Kuno Meyer, and J. G. O'Keeffe (eds.), Anecdota from Irish manuscripts, vol. 1, Halle and Dublin, 1907. 24–39.
CELT – edition: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
[tr.] Hull, Eleanor, “The hawk of Achill or the legend of the oldest animals”, Folk-Lore 43:4 (1932): 376–409.
Discussion, with an English translation of part of the text (with assistance from Maud Joynt).
Translation wanted.
A full translation has not been recorded at this stage.

Queried results

if available
Hull, Eleanor, “The hawk of Achill or the legend of the oldest animals”, Folk-Lore 43:4 (1932): 376–409.
Meyer, Kuno (ed.), “The colloquy between Fintan and the hawk of Achill”, in: Bergin, Osborn, R. I. Best, Kuno Meyer, and J. G. O'Keeffe (eds.), Anecdota from Irish manuscripts, vol. 1, Halle and Dublin, 1907. 24–39.
CELT – edition: <link> Internet Archive: <link>

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