Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: G100048

Do chomramaib Laigen inso sis

Author: Flann mac Máel Máedóc

Background details and bibliographic information

File Description

Kuno Meyer

Electronic edition compiled by Beatrix Färber

Funded by University College, Cork and
Professor Marianne McDonald via the CELT Project

1. First draft, revised and corrected.

Extent of text: 1570 words


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Text ID Number: G100048


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    Manuscript Source
  1. Oxford, Bodleian Library MS Rawlinson B 502, 88a. For details see Brian Ó Cuív, Catalogue of Irish Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford and Oxford college libraries, 2 volumes (Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, School of Celtic Studies, 2001–2003) vol. 1, 163–200; vol. 2, plates 15–21.
  1. Kuno Meyer (ed.), Do chomramaib Laigen inso sis, Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften, Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie 8 (1912) 117–119.
    Secondary literature
  1. James Carney, The dating of early Irish verse texts, 500–1100, Éigse 19 (1982–83), 177–216: 179.
  2. Peter J. Smith, Early Irish historical verse: the evolution of a genre, in Próinséas Ní Chatháin and Michael Richter (eds.), Ireland and Europe in the early Middle Ages: texts and transmission / Irland und Europa im früheren Mittelalter: Texte und Überlieferung. Dublin 2002, 326–341, esp. 332–334.
    The edition used in the digital edition
  1. Kuno Meyer, Do chomramaib Laigen inso sis (Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften) in Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie. Volume 8, Halle/Saale, Max Niemeyer (1912) page 117–119


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Editorial Declaration


Text has been checked and proof-read twice.


The electronic text represents the edited text. In Meyer's edition, the acute accent and the macron are used to mark long vowels. Both are retained. Editorial corrections are tagged corr sic="" resp="KM" with the corrected form given in the 'sic' attribute. Expansions are marked ex, and editorial notes are integrated into the markup. Text in German is indicated. Names are capitalized in line with CELT practice.


There are no quotations.


Hyphenation was introduced.


div0=the whole poem. div1=the poem. Page-breaks are marked pb n="".


Names are not tagged, nor are terms for cultural and social roles.

Profile Description

Created: Ascribed to Flann mac Máel Máedóc Date range: Second half of the tenth century (J. Carney).

Use of language

Language: [GA] Text is in Middle Irish.
Language: [DE] Some words and footnotes are in German.

Revision History