Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: T201012

Life of Mac Creiche

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Charles Plummer

translated by Charles PlummerElectronic edition compiled by Beatrix Färberproof corrections by Sinéad Deignan

Funded by University College, Cork and
The Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences via the Digital Dinneen Project

2. Second draft.

Extent of text: 13865 words


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(2005) (2010)

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Text ID Number: T201012


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    Manuscript source
  1. Brussels, Bibliothèque Royale, O'Clery MS numbers 2324–4200, ff 87r–98r.
    Editions and Translations
  1. Charles Plummer, Miscellanea Hagiographica Hibernica. Vitae adhuc ineditae sanctorum Mac Creiche, Naile, Cranat, ad fidem codicum manu scriptorum recognovit, prolegomenis, notis, indicibus, instruxit C.P. Accedit Catalogus Hagiographicus Hiberniae ab eodem pro tempore informatus. Societé des Bollandistes. Subsidia Hagiographica 15. Bruxelles 1925.
    The edition used in the digital edition
  1. Miscellanea Hagiographica Hibernica.. Charles Plummer (ed), First edition [cxx + 271 pp.] Société des BollandistesBrussels (1925)


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The present text represents pages 53–91 of the volume. Notes and indexes have been omitted. An editorial introduction is prefixed to the Irish version which is available in a separate file (G201012). Text supplied by the editor is tagged sup.

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Created: Translation by Charles Plummer. (1924)

Use of language

Language: [EN] The translation is in English.
Language: [LA] A few passages are in Latin.
Language: [GA] A few words are in Irish.

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