Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: G402251

Sgían mo charad ar mo chliú

Author: Unknown

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Electronic edition compiled by Beatrix Färber

Funded by School of History, University College Cork

1. First draft.

Extent of text: 748 words


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Text ID Number: G402251

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    Manuscript sources
  1. Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 743 (olim A iv 3), 17th century.
  2. Dublin, National Library of Ireland, G 334b, written by Seamus Ó Dubhgain, 1730.
  3. Dublin, National Library of Ireland, G 148, written by Seamus Ó Dubhgain and others, 1722–28.
  4. Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 985 (olim 23 H 39), written by P. Ó Conaill and others, 18th–19th century.
  5. Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, 258 (olim 23 G 25), written by M. Ó Longáin, 1810–31.
    The edition used in the digital edition
  1. Osborn Bergin, Sgían mo charad ar mo chliú in Irish Bardic Poetry, Ed. Osborn Bergin. , Dublin, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (1970) page 192–193


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Profile Description

Created: By an Irish bardic poet; according to the Irish Bardic Poetry Database Muiris mac Daibhi Duibh MacGearailt Date range: c.1200–1225.

Use of language

Language: [GA] The text is in Classical Modern Irish.

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