CELT document G400066

Sadb ingen Chuinn Chētchathaig cecinit

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Edited by Kuno Meyer

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    Sadb ingen Chuinn Chētchathaig cecinit

  1. Bec cech tír is gach talam,
    bec cech brígh is cech bunad,
    bec cech glór is cech gredhan
    acht medar mór na Muman.

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Title statement

Title (uniform): Sadb ingen Chuinn Chētchathaig cecinit

Title (firstline): Bec cech tír is gach talam

Editor: Kuno Meyer

Responsibility statement

Electronic edition compiled by: Benjamin Hazard and Margaret Lantry

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

Edition statement

2. Second draft.

Extent: 526 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: G400066

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

Source description

Manuscript Source

  • London, British Library, Additional MS 30512, fo 55 b2. For details see Robin Flower and S. H. O'Grady (eds.), Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the British Library [formerly the British Museum], 3 volumes (London 1926, reprint Dublin 1992) vol. 2, 470–505.

The edition used in the digital edition

‘Sadb ingen Chuinn Chētchathaig cecinit’ (1912). In: Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie‍ 8. Ed. by Kuno Meyer, p. 561.

You can add this reference to your bibliographic database by copying or downloading the following:

  editor 	 = {Kuno Meyer},
  title 	 = {Sadb ingen Chuinn Chētchathaig cecinit},
  journal 	 = {Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie},
  number 	 = {8},
  address 	 = { Halle/Saale},
  publisher 	 = {Max Niemeyer},
  date 	 = {1912},
  pages 	 = {561}


Encoding description

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. Names are capitalized in line with CELT practice.

Quotation: There are no quotations.

Hyphenation: There are no hyphens.

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

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

Profile description

Creation: By an unknown Irish authorc.900–1200

Language usage

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

Keywords: poetry; medieval; saga; Sadb

Revision description

(Most recent first)

  1. Pre-1997: File captured (text capture Staff on 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. 2008-07-25: Value of div0 "type" attribute modified, content of 'langUsage' checked; minor modifications made to header. (ed. Beatrix Färber)
  6. 2005-08-25: Normalised language codes and edited langUsage for XML conversion (ed. Julianne Nyhan)
  7. 2005-08-04T16:04:39+0100: Converted to XML (ed. Peter Flynn)
  8. 2004-09-15: Header modified; file parsed; HTML file created. (ed. Beatrix Färber)
  9. 2004-06-03: File proofed (2), header and markup inserted. (ed. Benjamin Hazard)
  10. 1997-11-07: File proofed (1), structural markup inserted. (ed. Margaret Lantry)

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