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Verschiedenes aus Harley 5280, fol. 57b

Author: Unknown

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Kuno Meyer

Electronic edition compiled by Benjamin Hazard

Funded by University College, Cork and
The HEA via the LDT Project.

2. Second draft.

Extent of text: 665 words


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  1. London, British Library, Harley 5280, folio 57b. For full 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. 1, 298–323.
    The edition used in the digital edition
  1. Kuno Meyer, Verschiedenes aus Harley 5280, fol. 57b in Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie. volume 9, Halle/Saale, Max Niemeyer (1913) page 175–176


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Text has been proof-read twice.


The electronic text represents the edited text. Text supplied by the editor is tagged sup resp="KM". Meyer's corrections are tagged corr sic="" and expansions to the text ex.


There are no quotations.


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

Use of language

Language: [GA] Text is in Middle Irish.
Language: [LA] Some words are in Latin.
Language: [DE] Supplied title and annotations are in German.

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Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: G301030

Verschiedenes aus Harley 5280, fol. 57b: Author: Unknown


Sencha mac Ailella, is é ba brethim & ba senchaid oc Ultaib & iss é ruc an mbreth iter na curadaib immon curadmír


.i. an curadmír di Chonall & do Laegairi & nia chóemdhacht Ulad do Choinculaind .i. cind muc & cóerach & urusglada & cumchnámha, co rus tidnaic Cúchulaind d'ollamnoib fileda & senchadai & scélaigechta & do Shenchaid atos, corrolensad ó soin cusaníu. &rl.

Slabra & coibci & tochra & tindscrai, caidi a ndethfir? ut est: Macslabra do bóchethraib & echsríanaib. Coibchi di étach & gaiscedaib. Tochrai do chaeirib & mucaib. Tinnscrai do ór & airget & umha. Tinnscra .i. tinne & escrae .i. tindi a fuilid trí uingi & escra is fíu sé unga. Et is de sin atá cétchoibchi cech ingine dia hathair. Finis.

Adharc .i. adharg .i. lestur bís fhor anaigh1 quam2 fit arg .i. lestar.

Lorcc .i. cuigél.

Fiamain mac Forai .i. Fiamhain mac Buidb Deirg meic an Daghda a síd fer Femhin.