CELT document G206004

Brīathra Floinn Fīona meic Cosa anso


Edited by Kuno Meyer

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 p.112 33

Brīathra Floinn Fīona meic Cosa annso

Maith dán ecna do-gní rig do bocht, do-gní ansruith d'esert, do-gní so-chinēl do do-chinēl, do-gní gáeth do báeth. Maith a thosach, ferr a deired, airmitnech isin centar, lōgmar isin alltar, ní derchóintech fri a deired .i. fri tabairt nime don anmain.

Doilig dán láechdacht. Ní hoirderc ⁊ is dercnaig a daig, gnímhach duthain a saoi .i. it tregdaig a bí, at h-iferneig a mairb. Ní thimain athair dia mac. Mairg danab dán láechdacht mina tair aithrige.

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Title (uniform): Brīathra Floinn Fīona meic Cosa anso

Author: unknown

Editor: Kuno Meyer

Responsibility statement

Electronic edition compiled by: Benjamin Hazard

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

Edition statement

2. Second draft.

Extent: 570 words

Publication statement

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

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: G206004

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

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Manuscript Source

  • Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, 23 N 17, page 33. For further details see Kathleen Mulchrone, T. F. O'Rahilly et al. (eds.), Catalogue of Irish Manuscripts in the Royal Irish Academy (Dublin 1926–43), MS 996.


  • Kuno Meyer (ed.), Brīathra Floinn Fīona meic Cosa anso, Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften, Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie 8 (1912) 120.

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‘Brīathra Floinn Fīona meic Cosa anso.’ (1912). In: Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie‍ 8. Ed. by Kuno Meyer, p. 112.

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  editor 	 = {Kuno Meyer},
  title 	 = {Brīathra Floinn Fīona meic Cosa anso.},
  journal 	 = {Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie},
  number 	 = {8},
  address 	 = {Halle/Saale},
  publisher 	 = {Max Niemeyer},
  date 	 = {1912},
  pages 	 = {112}


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Project description: CELT: Corpus of Electronic Texts

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Correction: Text has been checked and proof-read twice.

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 indicated. Names are capitalized in line with CELT practice.

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Profile description

Creation: By an unknown Irish monastic author. 600–900

Language usage

  • The text is in Old Irish. (ga)

Keywords: religious; prose; medieval; wisdom

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(Most recent first)

  1. Pre-1996: File scanned. (text capture Staff at the CURIA Project)
  2. 2010-11-27: New wordcount made. (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. 2005-08-04T15:45:26+0100: Converted to XML (ed. Peter Flynn)
  7. 2004-06-02: File proofed (2); HTML file created. (ed. Beatrix Färber)
  8. 2004-05-31: File proofed (1), header and markup inserted; file parsed. (ed. Benjamin Hazard)

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