Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: G203000

Regula Mucuta Raithni

Author: Unknown

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Kuno Meyer

Electronic edition compiled by Beatrix Färber

Funded by University College, Cork and
School of History

1. First draft.

Extent of text: 3110 words


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Text ID Number: G203000

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    Manuscript Sources
  1. London, British Library, 'Leabhar ui Maolconaire', Add. MS 30,512, fol. 20a1. (Vellum; 15th?16th century.) For details see Robin Flower and Standish Hayes O'Grady (eds.), Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the British Library [formerly the British Museum]; 3 vols. (London 1926; repr. Dublin 1992, revised by Myles Dillon) vol. 2, 470–505
  2. Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, 23 N 10, a paper manuscript written in the year 1575, p. 85. For details see Kathleen Mulchrone et al.: Catalogue of Irish Manucripts in the Royal Irish Academy. Dublin 1926-70, No. 967, pp. 2769–80. Facsimile edition: Best, R. I.: MS. 23 N 10 (formerly Betham 145). Dublin 1954.
  3. Lebor Bretnach, p. 261b
  4. Yellow Book of Lecan, p. 407a7.
  1. Archiv für Celtische Lexikographie 3, pt. 4 (A medley of Irish texts 10) 312–320 (1907).
    The edition used in the digital edition
  1. Kuno Meyer, Regula Mucuta Raithni in Archiv für Celtische Lexikographie, A medley of Irish texts 10, Archiv für Celtische Lexikographie. Volume 3, pt. 4, Halle/Saale, Max Niemeyer (1907) page 312–320


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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 macron are used to mark long vowels. Both are retained here. F and s with overdot are shown as fh, sh. Expansions are marked ex. Names are capitalized in line with CELT practice.


Direct speech is marked q.


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


div0=the text; div1=the individual poem within the text; page-breaks are marked pb n="".


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

Canonical References

This text uses the DIV1 element to represent the poem.

Profile Description

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

Use of language

Language: [GA] The text is in Middle Irish.
Language: [EN] Supplied title and notes are in English.

Revision History