Secht o. f. n.

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Secht o. f. n.

verse beg. Secht o. f. n.

Poem on Brug na Bóinne, which offers a poetic version of Tochmarc Étaíne.

Initial words

Verse: Secht o. f. n.
» (The seven ?), listed as Boand III by E. J. Gwynn, The metrical dindsenchas (1903–1935)

Ascribed to

Cináed úa hArtacáin

Manuscripts

  • Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1339 (H 2. 18) = Book of Leinster [s. xii2] pp. 208b–209b The first nine stanzas and the abbreviated heading are added at the end of the poem, on p. 209b line 24.

Language

Middle Irish

Textual relationships

Cf. ‘Án sin, a maig Meic ind Óc
Related: Tochmarc Étaíne • Án sin, a maig Meic ind Óc
Secht o. f. n.

Categories

Early Irish poetryMythological Cycle

Subject tags

 Brug na Bóinne

Contributors
Patrick Brown, Dennis Groenewegen
web page identifiers

page name: Secht o. f. n.
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page ID: 4173
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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, Lucius (ed. and tr.), “Cináed úa hArtacáin's poem on Brugh na Bóinne”, Ériu 7 (1914): 210–238.
[dipl. ed.] Best, Richard Irvine, Osborn Bergin, M. A. O'Brien, and Anne O'Sullivan (eds.), The Book of Leinster, formerly Lebar na Núachongbála, 6 vols, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1954–1983.
CELT – 1-260: <link> CELT – 400-470 (excl. Táin bó Cúailnge): <link> CELT – 471-638 and 663 (excl. Dinnshenchas Érenn): <link> CELT – 761-781 and 785-841 (excl. Dinnshenchas Érenn and Togail Troí): <link> CELT – 1119-1192 and 1202-1325 (excl. Esnada tige Buchet and Fingal Rónáin ): <link> Lines 1068a ff. Diplomatic edition
[tr.] Guyonvarc'h, Christian-J. (tr.), “La courtise d’Étain”, Celticum 15 (1966): 283–327.
A translation of the poem is appended.

Secondary sources

Thurneysen, Rudolf, Die irische Helden- und Königsage bis zum siebzehnten Jahrhundert, Halle: Niemeyer, 1921.
Internet Archive: <link> 608–609 Direct link

Gwynn, E. J. (ed. and tr.), The metrical dindsenchas, 5 vols, Todd Lecture Series 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1903–1935.
CELT – vol. 1 (edition): <link> CELT – vol. 1 (translation): <link> CELT – vol. 2 (edition): <link> CELT – vol. 2 (translation): <link> CELT – vol. 3 (edition): <link> CELT – vol. 3 (translation): <link> CELT – vol. 4 (edition): <link> CELT – vol. 4 (translation): <link> Internet Archive – vols 1-3: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 2: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 3: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 4: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 5: <link> Vol. 3: 482 Direct link

Queried results

if available
Best, Richard Irvine, Osborn Bergin, M. A. O'Brien, and Anne O'Sullivan (eds.), The Book of Leinster, formerly Lebar na Núachongbála, 6 vols, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1954–1983.
CELT – 1-260: <link> CELT – 400-470 (excl. Táin bó Cúailnge): <link> CELT – 471-638 and 663 (excl. Dinnshenchas Érenn): <link> CELT – 761-781 and 785-841 (excl. Dinnshenchas Érenn and Togail Troí): <link> CELT – 1119-1192 and 1202-1325 (excl. Esnada tige Buchet and Fingal Rónáin ): <link>
Guyonvarc'h, Christian-J. (tr.), “La courtise d’Étain”, Celticum 15 (1966): 283–327.
Gwynn, E. J. (ed. and tr.), The metrical dindsenchas, 5 vols, Todd Lecture Series 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1903–1935.
CELT – vol. 1 (edition): <link> CELT – vol. 1 (translation): <link> CELT – vol. 2 (edition): <link> CELT – vol. 2 (translation): <link> CELT – vol. 3 (edition): <link> CELT – vol. 3 (translation): <link> CELT – vol. 4 (edition): <link> CELT – vol. 4 (translation): <link> Internet Archive – vols 1-3: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 2: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 3: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 4: <link> Internet Archive – vol. 5: <link>
Thurneysen, Rudolf, Die irische Helden- und Königsage bis zum siebzehnten Jahrhundert, Halle: Niemeyer, 1921.
Internet Archive: <link>
Thurneysen, Rudolf, “Allerlei Irisches”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 10 (1915): 421–443.
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive – originally from Google Books: <link>
“V. Eine Fälschung auf den Namen Cinaed ua h-Artacáin”
Gwynn, Lucius (ed. and tr.), “Cináed úa hArtacáin's poem on Brugh na Bóinne”, Ériu 7 (1914): 210–238.

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