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Abstammung der zwölf Apostel

Author: Unknown

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: 654 words


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(2004) (2010)

Distributed by CELT online at University College, Cork, Ireland.
Text ID Number: G202009


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    Manuscript Source
  1. Oxford, Bodleian Library MS. Laud 610, fo. 9b. For further details see Brian Ó Cuív (ed.), Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford and Oxford College Library, 2 vols (Dublin: DIAS, 2001–2003) vol. 1, 62–88.
    Secondary Literature
  1. R. I. Best, Bodleian MS. Laud 610, Celtica 3 (1956), 338–339.
  2. Myles Dillon, Laud Misc. 610, Celtica 5 (1960) 64–76.
  3. Myles Dillon, Laud Misc. 610 (cont.), Celtica 6 (1963) 135–155.
    The edition used in the digital edition
  1. Kuno Meyer, Abstammung der zwölf Apostel [Petor co treib Iuda áin] (Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften) in Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie. Volume 8, Halle/Saale, Max Niemeyer (1912) page 107–108


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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. Expansions are marked. Editorial notes are tagged note type="auth" n="". Text in German 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 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 monastic author(s). Date range: 900–1200.

Use of language

Language: [GA] The text is in Middle Irish.
Language: [DE] The supplied title and one annotation are in German.

Revision History

Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: G202009

Abstammung der zwölf Apostel: Author: Unknown


  1. Petor co treib Iuda áin,
    Andrias co treib Isacháir,
    Iacób co treib Zabulón cen lén,
    Eóin úasal co Rubén.
  2. Peilib co treib Semión co llí,
    Partolón co treib Leuí,
    Tomás, co treib Efraim se,
    Matheus co treib Manasse.
  3. Iacóp
    [gap: illegible]
    ín,1 cáin a bríg,
    co treib beóda Beniamín,
    Tatheus co treib Dan, ní cél,
    Simón Canane co Assér.
  4. Pól co geinntib, comall n-grinn,
    Madian co treib Neptalim,
    apstal cach tíre can tor
    amail ro-ráda Petur.