Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: G303017

Erard mac Coisse cecinit

Author: [unknown]

Background details and bibliographic information

File Description

Kuno Meyer

Electronic edition compiled by Beatrix Färber Proof corrections by Hilary Lavelle and Beatrix Färber

Funded by the HEA via PRTLI 4 and
the HEA via the LDT Project

1. First draft, revised and corrected.

Extent of text: 775 words


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Text ID Number: G303017

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    Manuscript sources
  1. Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 1080 (olim B. IV 2), fo. 149b. (See Catalogue of Irish Manuscripts in the Royal Irish Academy, fasc. 24, 3021).
    Editions and translations
  1. Gerard Murphy, 'On the Loss of a Pet Goose', in: Early Irish lyrics, eighth to twelfth century, Oxford 195, 88–90 (edition with translation).
    The edition used in the digital edition
  1. Kuno Meyer, Erard mac Coisse cecinit in Fianaigecht. , Dublin, School of Celtic Studies, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (1910) (1937) (1993) page 42–44


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CELT: Corpus of Electronic Texts

Sampling Declaration

The electronic text covers even pages 42–44.

Editorial Declaration


Text has been proof-read twice.


The electronic text represents the edited text. The editor's annotations are integrated into the markup and numbered sequentially. Expansions are marked. Letters supplied by the editor are marked sup resp="KM".


There is no direct speech.


When a hyphenated word (hard or soft) crosses a page-break, the page-break is marked after the completion of the hyphenated word (and punctuation).


div0=the poem; page-breaks are marked pb n=""/; manuscript foliation is marked mls unit="MS folio" n="".


Names are not tagged.

Profile Description

Created: Attributed by Meyer to Erard mac Coisse (d. 990) Date range: c.940-990.

Use of language

Language: [GA] The text is in Middle Irish.
Language: [LA] One word in Latin occurs.
Language: [EN] English appears in the editor's notes.

Revision History