Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: G400110

A fhir ná suid ar in síd

Author: unknown

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Electronic edition compiled by Donnchadh Ó Corráin

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

1. First draft, revised and corrected.

Proof corrections by Donnchadh Ó Corráin

Extent of text: 2180 words


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Text ID Number: G400110

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Brian Ó Cuív, A poem of prophecy on Ua Conchobair kings of Connacht in Celtica. vol 19 (1987) 31–54


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This document represents pp 40–50 of the text of the published edition. All editorial preface, introduction, translation and notes have been omitted. The editor's text is rendered exactly and all MS readings reported by the editor and that diverge from his text are recorded in corr sic="".

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Text has been thoroughly checked and proof-read. All corrections and supplied text are tagged.


The electronic text represents the printed text, and the editor's word-divisions are retained.


Quotation marks, which in this text surround speeches by various personages and which run across lines and line groups are rendered by tagging the SP who="X" and SP sameAs="X"[gt ]tags. The abbreviations for these personages are detailed in the PARTICDESC element.


The editor's hyphenation is rendered exactly in the electronic edition.


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Names of persons (given names), groups (dynasties, peoples etc.), and places are tagged. Names of professions, numbers and technical terms are tagged.

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The title of the text is held as the first head element within each text.

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Profile Description

Created: By an unknown poet-retainer of the Uí Chonchobair Chonnacht. Date range: c.1180–1220.

Use of language

Language: [GA] Text is in Late Middle Irish to Early Modern Irish.

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