Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: G400065

Cormac cecinit

Author: [unknown]

Background details and bibliographic information

File Description

Kuno Meyer

Electronic edition compiled by Benjamin Hazard

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

2. Second draft.

Extent of text: 567 words


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(2004) (2008)

Distributed by CELT online at University College, Cork, Ireland.
Text ID Number: G400065


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    Manuscript Source
  1. Dublin, Royal Irish Academy MS 23. P. 2 (Book of Lecan) fo. 173b1. For further details see Kathleen Mulchrone, T. F. O'Rahilly et al. (eds.), Catalogue of Irish Manuscripts in the Royal Irish Academy (Dublin 1926–1943) fasc. 13, 1551–1610; see also Leabhar Mór Mhic Fhir Bhisigh Leacain: Facsimiles in Collotype of Irish Manuscripts II, with an Introduction and indexes (Dublin 1939).
    The edition used in the digital edition
  1. Kuno Meyer, Cormac cecinit [Mac nach lium líthir form-sa] in Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie. Volume 8, Halle/Saale, Max Niemeyer (1912) page 561


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CELT: Corpus of Electronic Texts

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 and expansions are marked. Names are capitalized in line with CELT practice.


There are no quotations.


Hyphenation was introduced.


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


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

Profile Description

Created: By an unknown Irish author Date range: c.900–1200.

Use of language

Language: [GA] The text is in Middle Irish.
Language: [LA] One word is in Latin.

Revision History