Míadshlechta

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Míadshlechta
‘Rank-sections (Passages on rank)’

Title

Míadshlechta
‘Rank-sections (Passages on rank)’
Variously spelled Míadṡlechta, Míadshlechta, Míadslechta

Manuscripts

Language

Form

primary form(s) — prose

Form

secondary form(s) — verse, roscad

Míadshlechta

Categories

Early Irish law texts

Sources

Editions and translations

[ed.] Binchy, D. A. (ed.), Corpus iuris Hibernici, 7 vols, vol. 2, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1978.
582.32–589.32 Longer version from TCD 1337
[ed.] Binchy, D. A. (ed.), Corpus iuris Hibernici, 7 vols, vol. 2, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1978.
676.17–677.27 Shorter version from TCD 1337
[ed.] Binchy, D. A. (ed.), Corpus iuris Hibernici, 7 vols, vol. 5, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1978.
1567.1–1567.35 Text from TCD 1363
[ed.] [tr.] Hancock, W. Neilson, Thaddeus O'Mahony, Alexander George Richey, and Robert Atkinson (ed. and tr.), Ancient laws of Ireland, 6 vols, vol. 4: Din Techtugad and certain other selected Brehon law tracts, Stationery Office: Dublin, 1879.
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive – {{{IA 3 pipe}}}: <link> Internet Archive – {{{IA 4 pipe}}}: <link> 344–369 [‘Sequel to Críth Gablach’] Direct link

Secondary sources

Breatnach, Liam, A companion to the Corpus Iuris Hibernici, Early Irish Law Series 5, Dublin: DIAS, 2005.
264–265 [id. 5.46. ‘Míadshlechtae’]
MacNeill, Eoin, “Ancient Irish law. The law of status or franchise”, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 36 C (1923, 1921–1924): 265–316.
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive – offprints: <link> 311–313
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