Atchíu fer find firfes cles

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Atchíu fer find firfes cles

verse beg. Atchíu fer find firfes cles

Poem attributed to Fedelm, a poetess (banfhili) and seeress from Connacht, in the first two recensions of the Táin bó Cúailnge. In this poem, she prophesies the coming of Cú Chulainn and his heroic deeds.

Initial words

Verse: Atchíu fer find firfes cles
» In translation: “I see a fair man who will perform weapon-feats”. » ‘Atchíu fer find firfes chless ’ (in Book of Leinster)
Context(s)
The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.

Ascribed to

Fedelm [Connacht prophetess]

Manuscripts

Language

Middle Irish » (?)

Form

primary form(s) — verse

Speaker

Fedelm [Connacht prophetess]

Number of stanzas

10

Atchíu fer find firfes cles

Classification

Early Irish poetry Táin bó Cúailnge
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
web page identifiers

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page ID: 12587
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  • Sources

Primary sources
Text editions and/or modern translations – in whole or in part – along with publications containing additions and corrections, if known. Diplomatic editions, facsimiles and digital image reproductions of the manuscripts are not always listed here but may be found in the entry for the relevant manuscript.

Secondary sources

Miles, Brent, Heroic saga and classical epic in medieval Ireland, Studies in Celtic History 30, Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer, 2011.
151–152
Ó Concheanainn, Tomás, “LL and the date of the reviser of LU”, Éigse 20 (1984): 212–225.

Queried results

if available
Miles, Brent, Heroic saga and classical epic in medieval Ireland, Studies in Celtic History 30, Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer, 2011.
Ó Concheanainn, Tomás, “LL and the date of the reviser of LU”, Éigse 20 (1984): 212–225.

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