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

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.] 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> <link> <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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