Tan bím eter mo shruithe

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Tan bím eter mo shruithe

verse beg. Tan bím eter mo shruithe

A single verse quatrain cited in the Middle Irish commentary to the Félire Óengusso, under 17 June (St Mo Ling's feast-day), and there attributed to St Mo Ling.

Ascribed to

Mo Ling

Manuscripts

Language

Middle Irish

Date

10th century (Murphy): “its Middle Irish bím (for O. I. no-mbíu) ... could hardly have been in use before the tenth century” (Murphy).
n. 1 Gerard Murphy, Early Irish lyrics: eighth to twelfth century (1956): 32, 186.

Metre

7²+7²+7¹+7². No internal rhyme.
  • deibide
Tan bím eter mo shruithe

Classification

Early Irish poetry
 Early Irish lyrics

Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
web page identifiers

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  • Sources

Notes

Gerard Murphy, Early Irish lyrics: eighth to twelfth century (1956): 32, 186.

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.] [tr.] Murphy, Gerard (ed. and tr.), “Anonymous: All things to all men”, in: Murphy, Gerard (ed. and tr.), Early Irish lyrics: eighth to twelfth century, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1956. 32–33, 185–186.
CELT – edition: <link>
Normalised to 10th-century orthography.
[ed.] [tr.] Stokes, Whitley, The martyrology of Oengus the Culdee, Henry Bradshaw Society 29, London: Harrison, 1905.
CELT – edition (prefaces, prologue, main text and epilogue): <link> Internet Archive: <link>, <link> Internet Archive – originally from Google Books: <link>, <link>
150–151 Based on Laud.
[ed.] [tr.] Stokes, Whitley (ed. and tr.), On the calendar of Oengus, Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy, Irish Manuscript Series 1.1, Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 1880.
Internet Archive: <link>

Secondary sources

Martin, Bernard, “The character of St Mo Ling and three rhetorical topics”, Studia Celtica 2 (1967): 108–118.

Queried results

if available
Martin, Bernard, “The character of St Mo Ling and three rhetorical topics”, Studia Celtica 2 (1967): 108–118.
Murphy, Gerard (ed. and tr.), “Anonymous: All things to all men”, in: Murphy, Gerard (ed. and tr.), Early Irish lyrics: eighth to twelfth century, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1956. 32–33, 185–186.
CELT – edition: <link>
Stokes, Whitley, The martyrology of Oengus the Culdee, Henry Bradshaw Society 29, London: Harrison, 1905.
CELT – edition (prefaces, prologue, main text and epilogue): <link> Internet Archive: <link>, <link> Internet Archive – originally from Google Books: <link>, <link>
Stokes, Whitley (ed. and tr.), On the calendar of Oengus, Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy, Irish Manuscript Series 1.1, Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 1880.
Internet Archive: <link>

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