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Fursa Crāiptech profetauit

Witness list

  • L: YBL, page 410b.
  • A: London, British Library, Add. MS 30,512, fo. 19a1.
  • H: London, British Library, Harley 5280, fo. 41b.


Edited by Kuno Meyer

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Fursa Crāiptech profetauit

Aus Harleian 5280, fo. 41b, YBL, S. 410b und Add. 30,512, fo. 19a1.

Maircc taircēbai ind-aimsir a mbia saerbrāth cin chaemgnīmha, crāes cin timmarcain, gairi cin ainmnit, trātha cin chelibrad, ētrad cin timdibi, lānamhnus cuiliuch, dīall fri coibdilcha, tathain cin ernaighthi, laxa cin lubair, lesci cin erlathadh, culi co cesacht, immedh cin altugud , coite cin tidnacul, timdibe n-almsan, indarpai n-ōeghed, dorair do lobraib, fognam do thrēnaib, caillti cin eslabrai, fortlūamnae cin fosta, cridi ndūr cen todhiūiri, hūaill cin begdhataid, dīumus cin umaldōid, comaighthes ēttrocur, lethard condartha, dīubairt coibnesamh, snadmandai cen suidiugud, fīadhain cen cumni, trāethad cin gīallad, crocha cen cimbethae, carcrae cen bidbadha, flaithius a n-ilgablaib, rechtgi cen dlūthagud, ūathad ndaghdāine,  42a clanna gendtlidhi, celle co cotriuh, airchinnig anetlaide, sopul fodhardach fo-gail ēxomoil, ēccnuch coipniusam, mac fri hathair, ingion fri māthair, sōsar fri sennser, desciupul fri maigistir, miscais fogluma, dermad foircetail, dīmhigin for eccnoi, costad for nōisip, clērchiochd cin cennsai, crābutth gen diúitti, lērie cin dēserc, lattrainn chosnomaig, cosnom ecailse, toidecht fri soiscēlai, dīmiccin an Choimhdiodh, nemeadh cin imfochaid , ár for anmonnaip anglanai , foirciottal nAncrīst, costad am dioabal, fognom do pecthaib a ndeod an beatha. Dublaithe a ndeouid an domain. Maircc taircēba .

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Author: unknown

Editor: Kuno Meyer

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Electronic edition compiled by: Benjamin Hazard

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

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2. Second draft.

Extent: 945 words

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Publisher: CELT: Corpus of Electronic Texts: a Department of History project at University College, Cork

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

Date: 2005

Date: 2008

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

CELT document ID: G202011

Availability: Available with prior consent of the CELT programme for purposes of academic research and teaching only.

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Manuscript Sources

  1. London, British Library, Harley 5,280, fo. 41b. 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.
  2. Dublin, Trinity College, 'Leabhar Buidhe Lecain', Yellow Book of Lecan, H.2.16, MS 1318, p. 410b. For full details see T.K. Abbott and E.J. Gwynn (eds.), Catalogue of the Irish manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin (Dublin 1921) 94–110.
  3. London, British Library, 'Leabhar ui Maolconaire', Add. MS 30,512, fo. 19a1. (Vellum; 15th–16th century.) 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. 2, 470–505.

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‘Fursa Crāiptech profetauit (Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften)’ (1913). In: Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie‍ 9. Ed. by Kuno Meyer, p. 168.

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  editor 	 = {Kuno Meyer},
  title 	 = {Fursa Crāiptech profetauit (Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften)},
  journal 	 = {Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie},
  number 	 = {9},
  address 	 = {Halle/Saale},
  publisher 	 = {Max Niemeyer},
  date 	 = {1913},
  pages 	 = {168}


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Creation: By (an) unknown Irish monastic scribe(s). 900–1200

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  • The text is in Middle Irish. (ga)
  • Some editorial information is in German. (de)
  • Two words are in Latin. (la)
  • The witness list is in English. (en)

Keywords: religious; prose; medieval; prophecy

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  1. 2011-01-23: Conversion script run, new wordcount made. (ed. Beatrix Färber)
  2. 2008-09-30: Keywords added; file validated. (ed. Beatrix Färber)
  3. 2005-08-25: Normalised language codes and edited langUsage for XML conversion (ed. Julianne Nyhan)
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  5. 2005-04-20: File proofed (2). (ed. Beatrix Färber)
  6. 2005-04-12: Header constructed; bibliographical details compiled; file proofed (1); structural and content markup applied; file parsed; HTML file created. (ed. Benjamin Hazard)
  7. 1998-07-30: File scanned. (data capture Dara Mac Domhnaill)

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