Beir mo scíath, sceo fri úath

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verse beg. Beir mo scíath, sceo fri úath

A poem put in the mouth of Ailill Ólomm, king of Munster, relating to events surrounding the battle of Mag Mucrama.
Context(s)
The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.

According to O Daly, this poem and the next one in the Book of Leinster (beg. ‘A maccáin ná cí’) belong to a version of Cath Maige Mucrama that is no longer extant.

Ascribed to

Ailill Ólomm

Manuscripts

Language

Middle Irish » early Middle Irish (O Daly)

Form

primary form(s) — verse

Metre

rannaigecht rannaigecht dialtach (al. rannaigecht mór)

Beir mo scíath, sceo fri úath

Categories

Early Irish poetry

Subject tags

 Battle of Mag Mucrama  Ailill Ólomm

Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
web page identifiers

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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.

O Daly, Máirín, “Beir mo scíath, scëo fri úath”, Ériu 20 (1966): 191–201.
MacNeill, Eoin (ed. and tr.), “Three poems in Middle-Irish, relating to the Battle of Mucrama, with English translation and notes, and a short vocabulary”, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 3rd series, 3 (1893–1896): 529–563.
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link> 540–545 Direct link
Meyer, Kuno, “Erschienene Schriften”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 1 (1897): 169–172, 175–176, 357–360, 493–500.
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link> 170–171 Corrigenda. Direct link

Queried results

if available
O Daly, Máirín, “Beir mo scíath, scëo fri úath”, Ériu 20 (1966): 191–201.
Meyer, Kuno, “Erschienene Schriften”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 1 (1897): 169–172, 175–176, 357–360, 493–500.
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
MacNeill, Eoin (ed. and tr.), “Three poems in Middle-Irish, relating to the Battle of Mucrama, with English translation and notes, and a short vocabulary”, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 3rd series, 3 (1893–1896): 529–563.
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>

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