Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: G301029

Forfess Fer Fálgae

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Kuno Meyer

Electronic edition compiled by Ruth Murphy

Funded by University College, Cork

1. First draft, revised and corrected.

Extent of text: 1000 words


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  1. London, British Library, Egerton 1782 fo. 19a. For full MS details see Robin Flower and Standish Hayes O'Grady (eds.) Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the British Library [formerly the British Museum] (London 1926; repr. Dublin 1992) vol. 2, 259–298.
  1. Petra Hellmuth, 'Zu Forfess Fer Fálgae', in: Erich Poppe (ed.), Keltologie heute–Themen und Fragestellungen, Akten des 3. Deutschen Keltologensymposiums Marburg, 2001, Studien und Texte zur Keltologie 5 (Münster 2004), 195–210.
    The edition used in the digital edition
  1. Kuno Meyer, Forfess Fer Fálgae [Aus Egerton 1782 fo. 19a] in Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie. volume 8, Halle/Saale, Max Niemeyer (1912) page 564–565


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The present electronic text covers Kuno Meyer's edition on pp. 564-5. Variants from Harley 5280, fo. 74a, and Egerton 88 fo. 11a, cited by Meyer in his annotations, have not been reproduced.

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Created: By unknown scribes in Irish monasteries. It belongs to the Old Irish period. Date range: c.600-900.

Use of language

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

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