Preface to Broccán's hymn

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Preface to Broccán's hymn

Short prose preface to Broccán's hymn (‘Ní car Brigit’). It tells that the hymn was composed by Broccan clóen at the behest of Ultán of Ardbraccan, who had collected the miracles (ferta) of Brigit; and that Broccán composed it in Slíab Bladma (Slieve Bloom) or in Cluain Mór Móedóc, in the reign of Lugaid mac Lóegaire and Ailill mac Dúnlainge

For the hymn, see Ní car Brigit.

Initial words

Prose: Locus huius ymni Sliab Bladma, vel Chluain mór Móedóc

Author

Anonymous

Manuscripts

Form

primary form(s) — prose

Preface to Broccán's hymn

Categories

Irish religious texts

Classification

 prose introductions to verse

Subject tags

 Broccán clóen  Ultán of Ardbraccan  Lugaid mac Lóegairi  Ailill mac Dúnlainge ... king of Leinster, fl. 6th century  Brigit of Kildare  Slíab Bladma  Clúain Mór Móedóc

Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
web page identifiers

page name: Preface to Broccán's hymn
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page ID: 13046
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Sources

Secondary sources

Stokes, Whitley, and John Strachan (eds.), Thesaurus palaeohibernicus: a collection of Old-Irish glosses, scholia, prose, and verse, 3 vols, vol. 2: Non-Biblical glosses and scholia; Old-Irish prose; names of persons and places; inscriptions; verse; indexes, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1903.
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive – originally from Google Books: <link> Wikisource: <link> 327
Bernard, J. H., and Robert Atkinson (eds.), The Irish Liber hymnorum, 2 vols, vol. 1, Henry Bradshaw Society 13, London: Henry Bradshaw Society, 1898.
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive – originally from Google Books: <link>, <link> 112
Bernard, J. H., and Robert Atkinson, The Irish Liber hymnorum, 2 vols, vol. 2, Henry Bradshaw Society 14, London: Henry Bradshaw Society, 1898.
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive – originally from Google Books (missing: pp. 18-19): <link> 40

Queried results

if available
Carey, John, King of Mysteries: early Irish religious writings, 2nd ed. (1998), Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2000.
Stokes, Whitley, and John Strachan (eds.), Thesaurus palaeohibernicus: a collection of Old-Irish glosses, scholia, prose, and verse, 3 vols, vol. 2: Non-Biblical glosses and scholia; Old-Irish prose; names of persons and places; inscriptions; verse; indexes, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1903.
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive – originally from Google Books: <link> Wikisource: <link>
Bernard, J. H., and Robert Atkinson (eds.), The Irish Liber hymnorum, 2 vols, vol. 1, Henry Bradshaw Society 13, London: Henry Bradshaw Society, 1898.
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive – originally from Google Books: <link>, <link>
Bernard, J. H., and Robert Atkinson, The Irish Liber hymnorum, 2 vols, vol. 2, Henry Bradshaw Society 14, London: Henry Bradshaw Society, 1898.
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive – originally from Google Books (missing: pp. 18-19): <link>

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