Olc bith aromthá

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Olc bith aromthá

Tairngire Bic mic Dé ar deireadh dhomain
verse beg. Olc bith aromthá

A verse prophecy attributed to the seer Becc mac Dé on evil things to come

Title

Tairngire Bic mic Dé ar deireadh dhomain
See note below

Initial words

Verse: Olc bith aromthá
» In translation: “An evil world is at hand”.
Context(s)
The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
  • Independent
  • The copy in NLI G 1 is headed Tairngire Bic mic Dé ar deireadh dhomain

Ascribed to

Becc mac Dé

Manuscripts

Aided Diarmata meic Cerbaill I
see there
Independent copy

Form

primary form(s) — verse

Classification

Early Irish poetry
  • 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.] O'Grady, Standish Hayes, Silva Gadelica (I–XXXI): a collection of tales in Irish, vol. 1: Irish text, London: Williams & Norgate, 1892.
Digitale-sammlungen.de: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive – originally from Google Books: <link>, <link> CELT – various: <link>, <link>, <link>, <link>, <link>, <link>
[tr.] O'Grady, Standish Hayes, Silva Gadelica (I–XXXI): a collection of tales in Irish, vol. 2: translation and notes, London: Williams & Norgate, 1892.
Digitale-sammlungen.de: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>

Secondary sources

Bhreathnach, Edel, “Níell cáich úa Néill nasctar géill: the political context of Baile Chuinn Chétchathaig”, in: Bhreathnach, Edel (ed.), The kingship and landscape of Tara, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2005. 49–68.
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Queried results

if available
Bhreathnach, Edel, “Níell cáich úa Néill nasctar géill: the political context of Baile Chuinn Chétchathaig”, in: Bhreathnach, Edel (ed.), The kingship and landscape of Tara, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2005. 49–68.
O'Grady, Standish Hayes, Silva Gadelica (I–XXXI): a collection of tales in Irish, vol. 1: Irish text, London: Williams & Norgate, 1892.
Digitale-sammlungen.de: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive – originally from Google Books: <link>, <link> CELT – various: <link>, <link>, <link>, <link>, <link>, <link>
O'Grady, Standish Hayes, Silva Gadelica (I–XXXI): a collection of tales in Irish, vol. 2: translation and notes, London: Williams & Norgate, 1892.
Digitale-sammlungen.de: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>

web page identifiers

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