Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: G301023

Brinna Ferchertne

Author: [unknown]

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Kuno Meyer

Electronic edition compiled by Ruth Murphy

Funded by University College, Cork and
The HEA via the LDT Project.

1. First draft, revised and corrected.

Extent of text: 2150 words


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Text ID Number: G301023

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  1. Oxford, Bodleian Library, Laud Misc. 610 fo.117b1–118 a2. For full details see Brian Ó Cuív (ed.), Catalogue of Irish Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford and Oxford College Libraries; 2 vols. (Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 2001–2003).
    Secondary literature
  1. Rudolf Thurneysen, Die irische Helden- und Königsage bis zum siebzehnten Jahrhundert (Halle 1921) 437-440.
    The edition used in the digital edition
  1. Kuno Meyer, Brinna Ferchertne in Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie. Volume 3, Halle/Saale, Max Niemeyer (1901) page 40–46


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Sampling Declaration

The present electronic text covers Kuno Meyer's edition on pp. 40–46.

Editorial Declaration


Text has been proof-read twice.


The electronic text represents the edited text. Text supplied by the editor is tagged sup resp="KM".


Direct speech is marked q.


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. Apart from this, the editor's hyphenation has been retained.


div0=the whole poem. Paragraphs are marked p.


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

Profile Description

Created: By unknown scribes in Irish monasteries. Date range: c.900-1000.

Use of language

Language: [GA] Text is in Old and Middle Irish.
Language: [EN] A note is in English.

Revision History