Mittelirische Verslehren III

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Mittelirische Verslehren III

A Middle Irish metrical tract intended to enumerate and illustrate various metrical types, both common and uncommon.

Title

Mittelirische Verslehren III
This is the third Verslehre edited by Thurneysen in his edition of four Mittelirische Verslehren .

Manuscripts

Language

Middle Irish

Date

c. 1016.
n. 1 Rudolf Thurneysen, Zu irischen Handschriften und Litteraturdenkmälern (1912): 86–89.

Form

primary form(s) — prose, verse

Mittelirische Verslehren III
shortcut for this page: MV III

Categories

Irish textsIrish texts on language and literature

Classification

 Tract on metrics

Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
web page identifiers

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Contents
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Contents will be given in separate entries. The classification into four grades of metrical forms, ranging from common to obscure, follows that discussed by Roisin McLaughlin, ‘Metres in Mittelirische Verslehren III’, Ériu 55 (2005).

1. gnáthaisti (§§ 2-127) » entry

Summary:
common metres

2. gnátha medónda (§§ 128-147) » entry

Summary:
known metres

3. anaichinti (§§ 148-166) » entry

Summary:
unfamiliar metrical forms

4. écoitchenna (§§ 167-210) » entry

Summary:
uncommon metrical forms

Sources

Notes

Rudolf Thurneysen, Zu irischen Handschriften und Litteraturdenkmälern (1912): 86–89.

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.

Thurneysen, Rudolf (ed.), “Mittelirische Verslehren”, in: Windisch, Ernst, and Whitley Stokes (eds.), Irische Texte mit Wörterbuch, 4 vols, vol. 3:1, Leipzig, 1891. 1–182.
Internet Archive: <link> 67-105
A new edition by Roisin McLaughlin is forthcoming.

Secondary sources

Ó hAodha, Donncha, “The first Middle Irish metrical tract”, in: Tristram, Hildegard L. C. (ed.), Metrik und Medienwechsel / Metrics and media, ScriptOralia 35, Tübingen: Narr, 1991. 207–244.
McLaughlin, Roisin, “Metres in Mittelirische Verslehren III”, Ériu 55 (2005): 119–136.
McLaughlin, Roisin, Early Irish satire, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 2008.

Queried results

if available
McLaughlin, Roisin, Early Irish satire, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 2008.
[Ch. 4] “A miscellany of medieval Irish satires”
McLaughlin, Roisin, “Metres in Mittelirische Verslehren III”, Ériu 55 (2005): 119–136.
Tranter, Stephen N., Clavis metrica: Háttatal, Háttalykill and the Irish metrical tracts, Beiträge zur nordischen Philologie 25, Basel: Helbing and Lichtenhahn, 1997.
Ó hAodha, Donncha, “The first Middle Irish metrical tract”, in: Tristram, Hildegard L. C. (ed.), Metrik und Medienwechsel / Metrics and media, ScriptOralia 35, Tübingen: Narr, 1991. 207–244.
Thurneysen, Rudolf (ed.), Zu irischen Handschriften und Litteraturdenkmälern [I], Abhandlungen der königlichen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen, Philologisch-Historische Klasse 14.2, Berlin, 1912.
[11] “Zu den Mittelirischen Verslehren”
Thurneysen, Rudolf (ed.), “Mittelirische Verslehren”, in: Windisch, Ernst, and Whitley Stokes (eds.), Irische Texte mit Wörterbuch, 4 vols, vol. 3:1, Leipzig, 1891. 1–182.
Internet Archive: <link>

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