Slán seiss, a Brigit co mbúaid

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Slán seiss, a Brigit co mbúaid

verse beg. Slān seiss, a Brigit co mbūaid

Orthanach úa Cóilláma
Poem on the hill of Alenn. 26 stanzas. Metre: mainly rannaigecht mór.

Initial words

Verse: Slān seiss, a Brigit co mbūaid
» (Sit safely enthroned, triumphant Brigit)

Author

Orthanach úa Cóilláma Kuno Meyer identifies the author as Orthanach úa Cóilláma, bishop of Kildare (d. 840).

Manuscripts

Language

Old Irish » “There can I think be no doubt that our poem was composed during the Old-Irish period” (Meyer).

Form

primary form(s) — verse

Metre

mainly rannaigecht mór.
  • rannaigecht dialtach (al. rannaigecht mór)

Number of stanzas

26

Slán seiss, a Brigit co mbúaid

Categories

Early Irish poetry
Contributors
Patrick Brown, Dennis Groenewegen
web page identifiers

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page ID: 3316
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  • Sources

Notes

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.

Meyer, Kuno (ed. and tr.), Hail Brigit: an Old Irish poem on the Hill of Alenn, Halle and Dublin, 1912.
Celtic Digital Initiative – PDF: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>

Queried results

if available
Greene, David, and Frank O'Connor, “12: To St. Brigit”, in: Greene, David, and Frank O'Connor (Michael O'Donovan), A golden treasury of Irish poetry, A.D. 600 to 1200, London: Macmillan, 1967. 67–71.
Meyer, Kuno (ed. and tr.), Hail Brigit: an Old Irish poem on the Hill of Alenn, Halle and Dublin, 1912.
Celtic Digital Initiative – PDF: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>

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