CELT document G201019

Wie Sechnall und Patrick Fiac vom Tode retteten

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Edited by Kuno Meyer

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Wie Sechnall und Patrick Fiac vom Tode retteten. (Aus der Handschrift des Félire in Cheltenham)1 S. 46 a.

Feacht n-aile luidh Seachnall do Ardmachae ⁊ ní raibi Pātric hi fus, co-n-acca dá ech carpuit lá muintir Pātric for a cind for sgur. Ocus ro-rāidhe Seachnall ba cōru ind eich uccut do breith dond espug .i. do Fíiac. Ūair do-r-ūacht Pātric att-cūas dó innī sin. Dohindled a carput forsna h-eocha ⁊ nu-s-fāidhe Pātric cen duine léo cu féotur ina dísirt la Mochtae. Lotar deisell arnauárach go Domnach Seachnaill. Lotar īarnanairter do, Cill Auxile. Lotur īar suidhiu do Cill Monach. Lotur īarum cu Fíacc cu Sleibte.

Is hí tucait in carpait do breith cu Fīacc, ar no-téighed dīa sathairn init co m-bídh oc Cnocc Droma Coblai. 2 Ūaim dó ann, cūicc bairgena leis, ut fama est. Día cāsc dosaighedh docum Sleibte. ⁊ dothuairthedh boim leis de chuig panibus. Is í tucait p.107 an charpait do Fíac: ro-cnaoi dáol a chois corbo comfochraib báss dóu. ⁊ rl.

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Title (uniform): Wie Sechnall und Patrick Fiac vom Tode retteten

Editor: Kuno Meyer

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Electronic edition compiled by: Beatrix Färber and Benjamin Hazard

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

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2. Second draft.

Extent: 723 words

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Address: College Road, Cork, Ireland—http://www.ucc.ie/celt

Date: 2004

Date: 2010

Distributor: CELT online at University College, Cork, Ireland.

CELT document ID: G201019

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  • Dublin, National Library of Ireland, MS G 10 (formerly Cheltenham, Phillips Library MS 10,266) page 46a. For further details see Nessa Ní Shéaghdha (ed.), Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the National Library of Ireland, fasc. 1 (Dublin: Institute for Advanced Studies 1967) 60-65.

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‘Wie Sechnall und Patrick Fiac vom Tode retteten (Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften)’ (1912). In: Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie‍ 8. Ed. by Kuno Meyer, p. 106.

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  editor 	 = {Kuno Meyer},
  title 	 = {Wie Sechnall und Patrick Fiac vom Tode retteten (Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften)},
  journal 	 = {Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie},
  number 	 = {8},
  address 	 = {Halle/Saale},
  publisher 	 = {Max Niemeyer},
  date 	 = {1912},
  pages 	 = {106}


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Normalization: The electronic text represents the edited text. In Meyer's edition, the acute accent and the macron are used to mark long vowels. Both are retained. Expansions are marked. Editorial notes are tagged note type="auth" n="". Text in German is indicated. Names are capitalized in line with CELT practice.

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Creation: c.900–c.1200

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  • The text is in Middle Irish. (ga)
  • Some words are in German. (de)
  • One word is in Latin. (la)

Keywords: religious; prose; medieval; Saint's Life

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  1. pre-1997: Text scanned in. (text capture Students at the CURIA project)
  2. 2010-04-30: Conversion script run, header updated; new wordcount made; file parsed; new SGML and HTML versions created. (ed. Beatrix Färber)
  3. 2008-08-30: Keywords added; file validated. (ed. Beatrix Färber)
  4. 2008-07-25: Value of div0 "type" attribute modified, content of 'langUsage' checked; minor modifications made to header. (ed. Beatrix Färber)
  5. 2005-08-25: Normalised language codes and edited langUsage for XML conversion (ed. Julianne Nyhan)
  6. 2005-08-04T15:41:14+0100: Converted to XML (ed. Peter Flynn)
  7. 2004-06-28: File proofed (2), names and places tagged; HTML file created. (ed. Beatrix Färber)
  8. 2004-05-31: Text checked and proofed, header and markup inserted. (ed. Benjamin Hazard)

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