Hos Karolo regi versus Hibernicus exul

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Hos Karolo regi versus Hibernicus exul

Hos Karolo regi versus Hibernicus exul
verse beg. Dum proceres mundi regem venerare videntur

Hibernicus Exul
Latin poem addressed to Charlemagne and reflecting on his conflict with Tassilo III, duke of Bavary, whom he deposed in 788. The poem is preserved, in fragmentary form (103 hexametrical lines), in a single manuscript (Vatican, BAV, MS Reg. lat. 2078) and was written by an anonymous Irishman known from the heading as Hibernicus Exul.

Title

Hos Karolo regi versus Hibernicus exul
Hos Karolo regi versus Hibernicus exul

Author

Hibernicus Exul

Ascribed to

Hibernicus Exul

Manuscripts

Language

Latin language

Form

primary form(s) — verse

Hos Karolo regi versus Hibernicus exul

Categories

Hiberno-Latin texts

Subject tags

 Charlemagne  Tassilo III ... duke of Bavary

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.

[ed.] Dümmler, Ernst (ed.), Poetae Latini aevi Carolini, vol. 1, MGH Antiquitates, Berlin: Weidmann, 1881.
Dmgh.de: <link> 396–397
[tr.] Godman, Peter, Poetry of the Carolingian Renaissance, London: Duckworth, 1985.
175–179 (first 40 lines of the poem only)

Queried results

if available
Nelson, Janet, “The settings of the gift in the reign of Charlemagne”, in: Davies, Wendy, and Paul Fouracre (eds), The languages of gift in the early Middle Ages, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010. 116–148.
Jansen, Floortje, “Non est Dux ille fidelis? Beieren versus Francia in de annalen en het Tassilo-fragment”, Madoc (2000): 31–39.
Dbnl.org: <link>
Airlie, Stuart, “Narratives of triumph and rituals of submission: Charlemagne’s mastering of Bavaria”, Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, 6th series, 9 (1999): 93–119.
Godman, Peter, Poetry of the Carolingian Renaissance, London: Duckworth, 1985.
Dümmler, Ernst (ed.), Poetae Latini aevi Carolini, vol. 1, MGH Antiquitates, Berlin: Weidmann, 1881.
Dmgh.de: <link>

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