CELT document G400023

Deus meus, adiuva me

Maol Iosa Ó Bhrolcháin

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    Deus meus, adiuva me

    Deus meus

  1. Deus meus, adiuva me
    Tuc dam do sheirc, a meic mo Dé.
    Tuc dam do sheirc, a meic mo Dé.
    Deus meus, adiuva me.
  2. In meum cor, ut sanum sit,
    tuc, a Rí rán, do grád co gribb.
    Tuc, a Rí rán, do grád co gribb
    in meum cor, ut sanum sit.
  3.  p.54
  4. Domine, da quod peto a te
    Tuc, tuc co dían, a grían glan glé —
    Tuc, tuc co dían, a grían glan glé —
    Domine, da quod peto a te
  5. Hanc spero rem et quaero quam,
    do sherc dam sunn, do sherc dam tall,
    do sherc dam sunn, do sherc dam tall,
    hanc spero rem et quaero quam.
  6. Tuum amorem, sicut vis,
    Tuc dam co trén (at-bér do-rís).
    Tuc dam co trén (at-bér do-rís)
    Tuum amorem, sicut vis.
  7. Quaero, postulo, peto a te.
    Mo beith i nim, a meic dil Dé.
    Mo beith i nim, a meic dil Dé,
    quaero, postulo, peto a te.
  8. Domine mi, exaudi me.
    M' ainim rop lán dot grád, a Dé.
    M' ainim rop lán dot grád, a Dé
    Deus meus, adiuva me.

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Title (uniform): Deus meus, adiuva me

Author: Maol Iosa Ó Bhrolcháin

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Electronic edition compiled by: Donnchadh Ó Corráin

Funded by: University College, Cork and Professor Marianne McDonald via the CURIA Project.

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3. Third draft, with added author and literature.

Extent: 1057 words

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

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

Date: 1996

Date: 2010

Date: 2020

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

CELT document ID: G400023

Availability: The hard copy on which the present electronic edition is based is copyright by Oxford University Press, and is here used by kind permission of the publishers.

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Manuscript sources

  1. Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 1230, p. 101 (olim Leabhar Breac olim 23 P 16, see Catalogue of Irish Manuscripts at the Royal Irish Academy, fasc. 27, 3379). (LB)
  2. Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 967, p. 20 (olim 23 N 10, see Catalogue of Irish Manuscripts at the Royal Irish Academy, fasc. 22, 2769).
  3. Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 1080, p. 138 (olim B iv 2, see Catalogue of Irish Manuscripts at the Royal Irish Academy, fasc. 24, 3021). Author: Máel Isu Úa Brolchán (=Maol Iosa Ó Bhrolcháin), c. 1086.


  1. Whitley Stokes, On the Calendar of Oengus, Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy, Irish Manuscript Series, vol. 1 (Dublin 1880) 185. (LB text).
  2. Muireann Ní Bhrolcháin, Maol Iosa Ó Bhrolcháin (Má Nuad: An Sagart 1986) 52f.
  3. Muireann Ní Bhrolcháin, 'Maol Iosa Ó Bhrolcháin: An Assessment', Seanchas Ard Mhacha: Journal of the Armagh Diocesan Historical Society 12:1 (1986) 43–67.

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‘Deus Meus’ (1956). In: Early Irish lyrics, eighth to twelfth century‍. Ed. by Gerard Murphy. Oxford: Clarendon Press, pp. 52–54.

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  title 	 = {Deus Meus},
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  publisher 	 = {Clarendon Press},
  date 	 = {1956},
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Creation: By anonymous authors in Irish monastic scriptoria c.1075–1086

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

Keywords: poetry; medieval; 11c; religious; Maol Iosa Ó Bhrolcháin

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  1. 2020-02-19: Bibliographical items kindly supplied by Donal Ó Brollacháin added to bibliographic details, and Maol Iosa Ó Bhrolcháin as author added. Creation tags changed accordingly. (ed. Beatrix Färber)
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  5. 2008-07-30: Keywords added. (ed. Ruth Murphy)
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  10. 1996-02-05: Creation and insertion of TEI Header for the anthology; revision of structural mark-up. (ed. Donnchadh Ó Corráin)
  11. 1996-02-05: Revised text parsed and mark-up verified using SGMLS. (ed. Mavis Cournane)
  12. 1995-08: Checking and proofing text. (ed. Tiarnán Ó Corráin)
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  14. 1994: Checking and proofing text. (ed. Aideen O'Leary)
  15. 1994: Proofing and correction of edition. (ed. Patricia Kelly)
  16. 1993: Data capture completed. (ed. Donnchadh Ó Corráin)

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