Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: G105015

A list of ancient Irish authors

Author: [unknown]

Background details and bibliographic information

File Description

Whitley Stokes

Electronic edition compiled by Beatrix Färber

Funded by University College, Cork and
Professor Marianne McDonald via the CELT Project

2. Second draft.

Extent of text: 975 words


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(2004) (2010)

Distributed by CELT online at University College, Cork, Ireland.
Text ID Number: G105015


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    Manuscript Source
  1. Book of Ballymote, 308 b 12. For details see Robert Atkinson (ed.), The Book of Ballymote, a collection of pieces, prose and verse, in the Irish language in part compiled in the fifteenth century, published from the original manuscript, by the Royal Irish Academy with an Introduction, Analysis of contents and Index (Dublin, 1887). This entry is omitted from the Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the Royal Irish Academy (Dublin 1926–43).
  1. Whitley Stokes (ed.), A list of ancient Irish authors (Book of Ballymote, 308 b 12.), Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie 3 (1901) 15–16.
    The edition used in the digital edition
  1. Whitley Stokes, A list of ancient Irish authors in Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie. Volume 3, Halle/Saale, Max Niemeyer (1901) page 15–16


Project Description

CELT: Corpus of Electronic Texts

Editorial Declaration


Text has been checked and proof-read twice.


The electronic text represents the edited text. Text in Latin is indicated. Names are capitalized in line with CELT practice.


There are no quotations.


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.


div0=the list, which contains poems as embedded texts. Page-breaks are marked pb n="".


Names are tagged; terms for cultural and social roles are not.

Profile Description

Created: Date range: 900–1200.

Use of language

Language: [GA] The text is in Middle Irish.
Language: [LA] Some words are in Latin.
Language: [EN] The closer is in English.

Revision History