Becc mac Dé

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Becc mac Dé
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Bibliography

see also references for related subjects
Zumbuhl, Mark, “Becc mac Dé and the Irish traditions of prophecy”, unpublished M.Phil. diss.: University of Glasgow, 2000.


Becc mac Dé


Textual activity

Texts

composed by or attributed to Becc mac Dé

  • [Olc bith aromthá]
  • verse beg. Olc bith aromthá
  • part of or cited in: Aided Diarmata meic Cerbaill I, Independent
  • In English: ‘An evil world is at hand’
  • Ascribed to: Becc mac Dé
  • Form: verse
  • Short description: A verse prophecy attributed to the seer Becc mac Dé on evil things to come
  • In English: ‘The son succeeding his father in Armagh’
  • Initial words (prose): Is mairg thairgeubhai a hairisne a luc tíri na n-Gáidhel
  • Ascribed to: Becc mac Dé
  • Form: verse
    • Ascribed to: Becc mac Dé
    • Form: verse
    • Short description: An Irish poem about the downfall of Ireland. The prose introduction explains it as a poem about the end of the world, representing the first words uttered by the prophet Becc mac Dé after his birth.


    Textual sources

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    details provided here: Becc mac Dé (d. 550s)
    » best known from literary sources as an Irish prophet associated with Díarmait mac Cerbaill
    Also known as: Becc mac Dead

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    Classification data


    Onomastic details
    Given name: Irish:Becc • Irish:Bec
    Floruit
    d. 550s
    Role > Occupation
    » prophet
    Role > Status

    » character in Irish literature » Status: literary character
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    Persons asssociated


    Díarmait mac Cerbaill

    Indices (work in progress)



    Texts ascribed to and/or (possibly) authored by ‘Becc mac Dé’, insofar as these have been indexed by selgā. See the entries for more details and further references.



    Sources

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    Queried results

    if available
    Zumbuhl, Mark, “Becc mac Dé and the Irish traditions of prophecy”, unpublished M.Phil. diss.: University of Glasgow, 2000.

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