A Bé Find in rega lim

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A Bé Find in rega lim

    verse beg. A Bé Find in rega lim

    • Old Irish
    • verse
    • Early Irish poetry, Early Irish lyrics
    Early Irish syllabic poem (7 qq) in which the speaker encourages Bé Find to join him in the delightful Otherworld. It is preserved in the third part of Tochmarc Étaíne, where the poem is attributed to Midir as he woos Étaín, addressing her as Bé Find.
    Initial words (verse)
    • A Bé Find in rega lim
    “Fair lady, will you go with me?”
    Context(s)
    The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
    Language
    Old Irish late Old Irish
    Date
    late 9th century (Murphy)
    Form
    verse (primary)
    Number of stanzas
    7

    Classification

    Early Irish poetry
     early Irish lyrics

    Subject tags

    Bé FindBé Find
    Entry reserved for but not yet available from the subject index.
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    • 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.] [tr.] Murphy, Gerard [ed. and tr.], “Anonymous: Fair lady, will you go with me?”, in: Murphy, Gerard [ed. and tr.], Early Irish lyrics: eighth to twelfth century, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1956. 104–107, 220–222.
    CELT – edition: <link>
    [ed.] [tr.] Bergin, Osborn, and R. I. Best (ed. and tr.), “Tochmarc Étaíne”, Ériu 12 (1934–1938): 137–196.
    CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link>
    180–183
    See Tochmarc Étaíne for further editions and translations

    Queried results

    if available
    Murphy, Gerard [ed. and tr.], “Anonymous: Fair lady, will you go with me?”, in: Murphy, Gerard [ed. and tr.], Early Irish lyrics: eighth to twelfth century, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1956. 104–107, 220–222.
    CELT – edition: <link>
    Bergin, Osborn, and R. I. Best (ed. and tr.), “Tochmarc Étaíne”, Ériu 12 (1934–1938): 137–196.
    CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link>

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