Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: G503021

A fhir thall triallus

Author: [unknown]

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File Description

Kuno Meyer

Electronic edition compiled by Eystein Thanisch

Funded by University College, Cork

1. First draft, revised and corrected.

Extent of text: 1970 words


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Text ID Number: G503021


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    Manuscript Source(s)
  1. British Library, Egerton 1782, fols. 50b2–52a1.
  1. Kuno Meyer, 'Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften', Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 13 (1919) 3–7.
    Secondary Literature
  1. Lloyd W. Daly, Altercatio Hadriani Augusti et Epicteti Philosophi, Illinois Studies in Language and Literature 24 (Urbana: University of Illinois Press 1939) 11–18.
  2. George Norman Garmonsway, 'The Development of the Colloquy', in Peter Clemoes (ed.), The Anglo-Saxons: Studies in Some Aspects of Their History and Culture (London: Bowes and Bowes 1959) 248–261.
  3. R. Mark Scowcroft, 'Leabhar Gabhála Part II: The Growth of the Tradition,' Ériu 39 (1988)1–66.
  4. John Carey, The Irish National Origin-Legend: Synthetic Pseudohistory, Quiggin Pamphlets on the Sources of Medieval Gaelic History (Cambridge: Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic, University of Cambridge 1994) Online: (Accessed: 09/11/10).
  5. Martha Bayless, 'The Collectanea and Medieval Dialogue,' in Michael Lapidge (ed.), Collectanea Pseudo-Bedae, Scriptores Latini Hiberniae 14 (Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies 1998) 121–199.
  6. Jan M. Ziolkowski (ed.), Solomon and Marcolf, Harvard Studies in Medieval Latin 1, (Cambridge MA: Harvard University Press 2008) 1–50.
  7. Abigail Burnyeat, 'Cesta Cóema: Early Irish Dialogue Form and Medieval Educational Practice,' unpubl. paper, Seminars in Medieval Gaelic Intellectual Culture, Department of Celtic and Scottish Studies, University of Edinburgh, 24th March, 2010.
    Related Texts
  1. Duan in Chethracht Cest. Rudolf Thurneysen (ed.), 'Das Gedicht der vierzig Fragen von Eochaid ua Cérín', Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 13 (1921) 132–136.
  2. Duan in Choicet Cest. Kuno Meyer (ed.), 'Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften', Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 4 (1902) 234–40.
  3. The Irish Riddles. Whitley Stokes (ed.), 'Irish Riddles,' The Celtic Review 1 (1904) 132–135.
    The edition used in the digital edition
  1. Kuno Meyer, Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften: A fhir thall thriallus in Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie. Volume 13, Halle/Saale, Max Niemeyer (1919) page 3–7


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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.


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Profile Description

Created: Date range: 900–1200.

Use of language

Language: [GA] The text is in Middle Irish.

Revision History