CELT document G303005

Cath Sléphe Cāin


Cath Sléphe Cāin inso

Edited by Kuno Meyer

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Cath Sléphe Cāin inso.

Scuchaidh cāch co araili díobh, edōn Fint ⁊ Gold. Fo-rruipnetar 'sin tailaig. Lautar forsna h-armu, consephnatar forsna scīathu. Elcuig indalanae, ruibidh alailiu. Eacmaing Fint dia tofund, toaidh Gold forsin amar ⁊ consephaind Oséne mac Fint dia timchar ⁊ maidhidh for claind Morndai ampersir; c.


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Title statement

Title (uniform): Cath Sléphe Cāin

Title (original): Cath Sléphe Cāin inso

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

1. First draft, revised and corrected.

Extent: 384 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

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

CELT document ID: G303005

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

Source description

Manuscript Source

  • Dublin, Trinity College Library, MS 1337, olim H. 3. 18, page 60b. For further details see T. K. Abbott and E. J. Gwynn (eds.), Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin (Dublin 1921) 140-58.

The edition used in the digital edition

‘Cath Sléphe Cāin inso’ (1912). In: Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie‍ 8. Ed. by Kuno Meyer, p. 105.

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  editor 	 = {Kuno Meyer},
  title 	 = {Cath Sléphe Cāin inso},
  journal 	 = {Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie},
  number 	 = {8},
  address 	 = {Halle/Saale},
  publisher 	 = {Max Niemeyer},
  date 	 = {1912},
  pages 	 = {105}


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Project description: CELT: Corpus of Electronic Texts

Editorial declarations

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. Editorial corrections and expansions are marked. Text in Latin is indicated. Names are capitalized in line with CELT practice.

Quotation: There are no quotations.

Hyphenation: Soft hyphens are silently removed. When a hyphenated word (hard or soft) crosses a page-break, this break is marked after completion of the hyphenated word.

Segmentation: div0=the saga. Page-breaks are marked pb n="".

Interpretation: Names are not tagged, nor are terms for cultural and social roles.

Profile description

Creation: 600-900

Language usage

  • The text is in Old Irish. (ga)
  • One word is in Latin. (la)

Keywords: saga; prose; medieval

Revision description

(Most recent first)

  1. pre-1997: Text scanned in. (text capture Students at the CURIA project)
  2. 2008-09-01: File validated. (ed. Beatrix Färber)
  3. 2008-09-01: Keywords added. (ed. Beatrix Färber)
  4. 2008-07-21: Value of div0 "type" attribute modified, 'creation' tags inserted, content of 'langUsage' revised; 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. 2005-08-04T16:00:31+0100: Converted to XML (ed. Peter Flynn)
  7. 2004-06-30: File proofed (2); 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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