Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: G105018

The Laud Synchronisms

Author: Unknown

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Kuno Meyer

Electronic edition compiled by Beatrix Färber , Benjamin Hazard

proof corrections by Beatrix Färber , Benjamin Hazard

Funded by University College, Cork and
The Higher Education Authority via the LDT Project

2. Second draft, revised and corrected.

Extent of text: 5310 words


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Text ID Number: G105018


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In the hardcopy the genealogical information on the reign of the Irish kings is structured partly as running text; partly as lists; and partly as tables. In the electronic edition, markup is in line with this.


    Manuscript Source
  1. Oxford, Bodleian MS Laud Misc., ff. 112a 1–116b 1; for details see Brian Ó Cuív (ed.), Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford and Oxford College Library, (Dublin: DIAS, 2001–2003) 2 vols, vol. 1 62–88.
    Secondary Literature
  1. John MacNeill, [=Eoin Mac Neill], Early Irish population groups: their nomenclature, classification and chronology, Proc Roy Ir Acad (C) 29 (1911–12) 59–114.
  2. Kuno Meyer, The Laud genealogies and tribal histories, Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie 8 (1912) 292–338.
  3. John MacNeill, [=Eoin Mac Neill], Notes on the Laud genealogies, Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie 8 (1912) 411–18.
  4. John MacNeill, [=Eoin Mac Néill], 'On the reconstruction and date of the Laud Synchronisms', Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie 10 (1915) 81–96.
  5. Paul Walsh, Genealogiae regum et sanctorum Hiberniae (Maynooth 1918).
  6. K. W. Nicholls, The Irish genealogies: their value and defects, Ir Genealogist 5/2 (1975).
  7. David N. Dumville, 'Kingship, genealogies, and regnal lists', in P. H. Sawyer and I. N. Wood (eds.), Early Medieval Kingship (Leeds 1979) 72–104.
  8. Donnchadh Ó Corráin, 'Legend as critic', in Tom Dunne (ed.), The writer as witness: literature as historical evidence, Historical Studies 16 (Cork 1987) 23–38.
  1. Kuno Meyer (ed.), The Laud Synchronisms, Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie 9 (1913) 471–485.
    The edition used in the digital edition
  1. Kuno Meyer, The Laud Synchronisms in Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie. Volume 9, Halle/Saale, Max Niemeyer (1913) page 471–485


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Editorial Declaration


Text has been checked and proof-read three times.


The electronic text represents the edited text. Text supplied by Kuno Meyer is tagged sup resp="KM". Text for the table headings supplied by CELT editors is marked a such. Editorial expansions are marked ex; editorial corrections from the footnotes are tagged corr sic="" resp="KM", unusual forms of words are marked sic resp="KM"; and editorial notes are tagged note type="auth" n="". Text in Latin is indicated. Names are capitalized in line with CELT practice.


there are no quotations.


Soft hyphens are silently removed. When a hyphenated word (hard or soft) crosses a page-break, this break is marked after completion of the hyphenated word.


div0=the historicist synchronism. Page and folio breaks are marked pb n="" and mls unit="MS folio n="" respectively.


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

Profile Description

Created: By unknown scribes in Irish monasteries Date range: 600–900.

Use of language

Language: [GA] The text is in Old Irish.
Language: [LA] Some words are in Latin.

Revision History