Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: G208003

Über die Nichtigkeit der Welt

Author: Unknown

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Kuno Meyer

Electronic edition compiled by Benjamin Hazard , Dara Mac Domhnaill

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

2. Second draft.

Extent of text: 840 words


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(2005) (2010)

Distributed by CELT online at University College, Cork, Ireland.
Text ID Number: G208003

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    Manuscript sources
  1. Dublin, Trinity College Library, H 3.18. For full details see T. K. Abbott and E. J. Gwynn (eds.), Catalogue of the Irish manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin (Dublin 1921) MS 1337, 140–58.
  2. Dublin, Trinity College Library, H 4.22. For details see Abbott & Gwynn (eds.), Catalogue of the Irish manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin (Dublin 1921) MS 1363, 199–216.
    The edition used in the digital edition
  1. Kuno Meyer, Über die Nichtigkeit der Welt (Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften) in Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie. volume 9, Halle/Saale, Max Niemeyer (1913) page 166


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CELT: Corpus of Electronic Texts

Sampling Declaration

The present electronic text covers Kuno Meyer's edition on p. 166.

Editorial Declaration


Text has been 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. Editorial corrections to the text are tagged corr sic="".


There are no quotations.


CELT practice.


div0=the poem.


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

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: [DE] The supplied title is in German.
Language: [EN] The witness-list is in English.

Revision History