Dinnshenchas of Ailech II

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Dinnshenchas of Ailech II

Dinnshenchas of Ailech II
verse beg. Cía triallaid nech aisneis senchais Ailig eltaig

Dinnshenchas of Ailech
Context(s)
The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
independent
The text comes down in a relatively independent form as opposed to being embedded within a larger textual framework.
   A copy of the poem in the Book of Leinster which is not part of the Dinnshenchas Érenn.
Dinnshenchas Érenn C   Poem. For the prose version which accompanies this poem (and/or Ailech III) in some of the manuscripts, see the separate entry linked below.

Ascribed to

Flann Mainistrech The attribution to Flann Mainistrech (Fland Manistrech) occurs only in the Book of Leinster copy of the poem.

Manuscripts

Independent
Dinnshenchas Érenn C

Language

Middle Irish

Form

primary form(s) — verse

Number of stanzas

35

Dinnshenchas of Ailech II

Categories

Early Irish poetryDinnshenchas ÉrennMythological Cycle

Classification

 Dinnshenchas

Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
web page identifiers

page name: Dinnshenchas of Ailech II
page url: http://vanhamel.nl/codecs/Dinnshenchas_of_Ailech_II
page ID: 13335
page ID tracker: http://vanhamel.nl/codecs/Show:ID?id=13335



Places
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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.] [tr.] Gwynn, E. J. (ed. and tr.), The metrical dindsenchas, 5 vols, vol. 4, Todd Lecture Series 11, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1924.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 4: <link> 100–107 [id. 23. ‘Ailech II’] Direct link Direct link Direct link

Secondary sources

Gwynn, E. J. (ed. and tr.), The metrical dindsenchas, 5 vols, vol. 4, Todd Lecture Series 11, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1924.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 4: <link> 401–403 [id. 23. ‘Ailech II’] Direct link
MacNeill, John, “Poems by Flann Mainistrech on the dynasties of Ailech, Mide and Brega”, Archivium Hibernicum 2 (1913): 37–99.

Queried results

if available
Gwynn, E. J. (ed. and tr.), The metrical dindsenchas, 5 vols, vol. 4, Todd Lecture Series 11, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1924.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 4: <link>
Thurneysen, Rudolf, Die irische Helden- und Königsage bis zum siebzehnten Jahrhundert, Halle: Niemeyer, 1921.
Internet Archive: <link>
431   [2.38] “Dinnshenchas von Ailech”
MacNeill, John, “Poems by Flann Mainistrech on the dynasties of Ailech, Mide and Brega”, Archivium Hibernicum 2 (1913): 37–99.


Dinnshenchas Érenn   Recensions [A], [B] and [C]
Related: Ailech I (poem) • Ailech III (poem) • Ailech (prose) 

Texts

A
B
C
D
D cont.
E
F
G
I
L
M
M cont.
N
O
P
R
S
T
U

Principal manuscripts

A: L = Book of Leinster (TCD MS 1339)
B: L = Book of Leinster (TCD MS 1339) • Bd. = Rawlinson B 506 • Ed. = Edinburgh, NLS, Adv. MS 72.1.16 (Gaelic XVI)
C: B = Book of Ballymote (RIA MS 23 P 12) + copies: B2 = TCD MS 1295 and H2 = TCD MS 1289) • R = Rennes, MS 598 (ff. 90-125) • M = Book of Uí Maine (RIA MS D ii 1) • Le = Book of Lecan (RIA MS 23 P 2) • Y = Yellow Book of Lecan (TCD MS 1318) • S = RIA MS D ii 2 • S2 = RIA MS B ii 2 (fragment) • S3 = RIA MS B iii 1 • H = TCD MS 1322 + copy: H4 = TCD MS 1317 • V = RIA MS 24 P 13

Principal editions

E. J. Gwynn, Metrical dindsenchas (1903—1935): vol. 1, vol. 2, vol. 3, vol. 4, vol. 5 • W. Stokes, Prose tales from the Rennes dindsenchas and supplements (1894—1895): Revue Celtique 15, Revue Celtique 16 • W. Stokes, The Bodleian dinnshenchas (1892) • W. Stokes, The Edinburgh dinnshenchas (1893)

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