CELT document G400065

Cormac cecinit

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Edited by Kuno Meyer

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     p.561 173b1

    Cormac cecinit

  1. Mac nach lium līthir form-sa,
    a Dē, díthig dom chind-sa:
    nā roib coraither immom
    do bara findoll find-sa.
  2. Nī fuil tūith ina bailiu
    thair, thīar, thes, deilm as druiniu,
    ad-biur fīad meic Dé athar:
    nidom athair do duiniu.
  3. Dīa dūileach, dī na m-bocht-sa,
    Ruiri rūineach romalt-sa,
    is re lēigind ro-beithi
    acht ge do-gneithi in mac-sa.
  4. Mac.

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Title (uniform): Cormac cecinit

Title (firstline): Mac nach lium líthir form-sa

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: 567 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: 2008

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

CELT document ID: G400065

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 MS 23. P. 2 (Book of Lecan) fo. 173b1. For further details see Kathleen Mulchrone, T. F. O'Rahilly et al. (eds.), Catalogue of Irish Manuscripts in the Royal Irish Academy (Dublin 1926–1943) fasc. 13, 1551–1610; see also Leabhar Mór Mhic Fhir Bhisigh Leacain: Facsimiles in Collotype of Irish Manuscripts II, with an Introduction and indexes (Dublin 1939).

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‘Cormac cecinit [Mac nach lium līthir form-sa]’ (1912). In: Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie‍ 8. Ed. by Kuno Meyer, p. 561.

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  editor 	 = {Kuno Meyer},
  title 	 = {Cormac cecinit [Mac nach lium līthir form-sa]},
  journal 	 = {Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie},
  number 	 = {8},
  address 	 = { Halle/Saale},
  publisher 	 = {Max Niemeyer},
  date 	 = {1912},
  pages 	 = {561}


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Project description: CELT: Corpus of Electronic Texts

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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. Editorial corrections and expansions are marked. Names are capitalized in line with CELT practice.

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Profile description

Creation: By an unknown Irish author c.900–1200

Language usage

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

Keywords: poetry; medieval; religious; Cormac

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  1. pre-1997: Text scanned in. (text capture Students at the CURIA project)
  2. 2010-11-17: New wordcount made; conversion script run. (ed. Beatrix Färber)
  3. 2008-09-01: File validated. (ed. Beatrix Färber)
  4. 2008-07-30: Keywords added. (ed. Ruth Murphy)
  5. 2005-08-25: Normalised language codes and edited langUsage for XML conversion (ed. Julianne Nyhan)
  6. 2005-08-04T16:04:37+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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