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Edinburgh Dinnshenchas

Edinburgh Dinnshenchas

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Published by D. Nutt in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Whitley Stokes.
ContributionsStokes, Whitley.
The Physical Object
Paginationp.51-79 ;
Number of Pages79
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17460819M

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While most texts are imaginative, much information contained is factual; the Modern Irish word dinnsheanchas means ‘topography’. The principal text is in the Book of Leinster (c), but materials are preserved in many great Irish codices as well as in collections in Edinburgh and Rennes, France. See also CÓIR ANMANN.   The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Muriel Spark, The wry and witty tale of Edinburgh teacher Miss Brodie's prime and fall is an unmissable read. "Now they were in a .

Despite their late date, the Edinburgh Dinnshenchas remain interesting, for they speak of the three Machas and relate how they were killed and buried in a land which was then named after them. The first part on Macha, wife of Nemed, is the same as the one related in the Metrical Dindshenchas and the Lebor Gabála Érenn [‘The Book of.   Looking Glass Books. Nestled in amongst the residential and office blocks of the Quartermile development adjacent to the Meadows is Looking Glass Books, a café/bookshop combo named in homage to the eponymous heroine of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in space is custom made for cosy hideaways on rainy Edinburgh afternoons with its bunting decor, .


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The Edinburgh Dinnshenchas - Celtic Literature And Poetry (Folklore History Series) [Stokes, Whitley] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Edinburgh Dinnshenchas - Celtic Literature And Poetry (Folklore History Series). The Edinburgh Dinnshenchas, a collection of legends in middle Irish prose and verse, about the names of noteworthy places in Ireland.

This incredibly rare and unusual book, will be of great interest to anybody with a love for Celtic poetry and myth. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 's and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive.

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Everyday low. The author alludes to the "Edinburgh" often throughout the book so I ordered it after I was finished. It was so interesting to see how his own life and experiences were woven into Edinburgh. I think most people would have read these two titles in a different order but I Reviews: The Edinburgh Dinnshenchas - Celtic Literature and Poetry (Folklore History Series): Stokes, Whitley: : BooksAuthor: Whitley Stokes.

Stokes, Whitley, ed. (), "The Edinburgh Dinnshenchas", Folk-Lore, IV (4): –, e-text: text and translation Other uses [ edit ] There was also a Gaelic and English language journal Dinnseanchas, published by An Cumann Logainmeacha between and to a sixth volume, which focused on placename research and scholarship.

Whitley Stokes, ‘The Edinburgh Dinnshenchas‘, in Folklore IV,p Notes. 1 This Macha is mentioned in Lebor Gabála Érenn, ‘The Book of the Taking of Ireland.’ 2 Also known as Macha Mong Ruad (‘Macha Red Mane’); she assumes the kingship of Ireland in place of her father, which resulted in her father’s cousins waging war.

The Edinburgh Dinnshenchas - Celtic Literature and Poetry (Folklore History Series): Stokes, Whitley: Books - or: Whitley Stokes. Edinburgh, National Library of [s.

xv ex] Dinnshenchas Érenn C (prose and verse) B = Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 P 12 = Book of Ballymote [ x ] Lc = Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 P 2 = Book of Lecan [s.

xv in] p. M = Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS D ii 1 () = Leabhar Uí Mhaine (The Book of Uí Maine) []. The Bodleian Dinnshenchas. Lec., the copy in the Book of Lecan, a fifteenth-century vellum in the library of the Royal Irish Academy, pp.

; and R., the copy in the Irish MS. in the town library of Rennes, ff. I This excellent copy is perhaps fifty years older than BB.

It has, unfortunately, lost a leaf between fo. and fo. The Edinburgh Dinnshenchas Author: Whitley Stokes An electronic edition. view the header | view the Irish text. THE EDINBURGH DINNSHENCHAS [ BENN BOGUINE.] — Benn Boguine, whence is it.

Benn Boguine, to wit, thither escaped a cow of the kine of Flidais, wife of Ailil the Fair, and the offspring of that cow became wild. ‘The Edinburgh Dinnshenchas’, ed. Whitley Stokes, Folklore 4 () Manuscript source of printed text.

National Library of Scotland(Edinburgh XVI), f. 4 a. Other manuscript copies. Trinity College Dublin Ms H, cat. (The Book of Leinster), pp(prose), & pp, (poems). West Port, Edinburgh EH1 2LE, UK. Edinburgh Books. This maze is tucked around the corner on West Port Street, and for connoisseurs of non-fiction, and history, in particular, it’s the.

10 books about Edinburgh that everyone should read Edinburgh has a great literary past, but the love of books is still alive and well in the city today. By The Newsroom. In the Book of Leinster, the poem is ascribed to Bard Maile.

Manuscripts Dinnshenchas Érenn A Dublin, Trinity College, MS (H 2. 18) = Book of Leinster [s. xii 2] pp. b–a Poem on Túag Inbir and Loch nEchach, ascribed to Bard Maile. Dinnshenchas Érenn B Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland.

Dindshenchas, (Gaelic: “Lore of Places”), studies in Gaelic prose and verse of the etymology and history of place-names in Ireland—e.g., of streams, raths (strongholds of ancient Irish chiefs), mounds, and rocks. These studies were preserved in variant forms in monastic manuscripts dating from as.

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Whitley Stokes, ‘The Edinburgh Dinnshenchas‘, in Folklore IV,p Notes. 1 This Macha is mentioned in Lebor Gabála Érenn, ‘The Book of the Taking of Ireland.’ 2 Also known as Macha Mong Ruad (‘Macha Red Mane’); she assumes the kingship of Ireland in place of her father, which resulted in her father’s cousins waging war.Edinburgh-born Kenneth Grahame is the author of children’s literature classic The Wind in the Willows ().

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