Dinnshenchas of Boand I

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Dinnshenchas of Boand I

Dinnshenchas of Boand I
verse beg. Síd Nechtain sund forsin t-shléib

Dinnshenchas poem of the River Boyne (Boand)
Context(s)
The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
Recensions:
Dinnshenchas Érenn A    LL p. 191a   Poem.
Dinnshenchas Érenn C    poem   For the prose text and another poem associated with this text in manuscripts of recension C, see the entries linked below.

Ascribed to

Cuán ua Lothcháin The Book of Leinster contains a faded note which appears to attribute the poem to Cuán ua Lothcháin. This ascription does not occur anywhere else.
n. 1 E. J. Gwynn, The metrical dindsenchas, vol. 3 (1913): 480.

Manuscripts

Dinnshenchas Érenn A
Dinnshenchas Érenn C

Language

Middle Irish

Form

primary form(s) — verse

Dinnshenchas of Boand I

Categories

Early Irish poetryDinnshenchas ÉrennMythological Cycle

Classification

 Dinnshenchas

Contributors
Patrick Brown, Dennis Groenewegen
web page identifiers

page name: Dinnshenchas of Boand I
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Places
  • [Boand]
  • Sources

Notes

E. J. Gwynn, The metrical dindsenchas, vol. 3 (1913): 480.

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. 3, Todd Lecture Series 10, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1913.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 3: <link> Internet Archive – vols. 1-3: <link> 26–33 [id. 2. ‘Boand I’] Poem. Direct link Direct link Direct link

Secondary sources

Gwynn, E. J. (ed. and tr.), The metrical dindsenchas, 5 vols, vol. 3, Todd Lecture Series 10, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1913.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 3: <link> Internet Archive – vols. 1-3: <link> 480–481 [id. 2. ‘Boand I’] Direct link

Queried results

if available
Sayers, William, “The Old Irish Bóand/Nechtan myth in the light of Scandinavian evidence”, Scandinavian-Canadian Studies / Études scandinaves au Canada 1 (1983): 63–78.
Ford, Patrick K., “The well of Nechtan and ‘La gloire lumineuse’”, in: Larson, Gerald James, C. Scott Littleton, and Jaan Puhvel (eds), Myth in Indo-European antiquity, Berkeley, CA: University of California, 1974. 67–74.
Dumézil, Georges, “Le puits de Nechtan”, Celtica 6 (1963): 50–61.
Gwynn, E. J. (ed. and tr.), The metrical dindsenchas, 5 vols, vol. 3, Todd Lecture Series 10, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1913.
CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 3: <link> Internet Archive – vols. 1-3: <link>


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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