Atchíu fer find firfes cles

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Atchíu fer find firfes cles

    verse beg. Atchíu fer find firfes cles

    • Middle Irish
    • verse
    • Early Irish poetry, Táin bó Cúailnge
    Poem attributed to Fedelm, a poetess (banfhili) and seeress from Connacht, in the first two recensions of the Táin bó Cúailnge. In this poem, she prophesies the coming of Cú Chulainn and his heroic deeds.
    Initial words (verse)
    • Atchíu fer find firfes cles
    “I see a fair man who will perform weapon-feats”
    ‘Atchíu fer find firfes chless ’ (in Book of Leinster)
    Context(s)
    The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
    Ascribed to
    Fedelm [Connacht prophetess]
    Language
    Middle Irish (?)
    Form
    verse (primary)
    Speaker
    Fedelm [Connacht prophetess]
    Number of stanzas
    10

    Classification

    Early Irish poetry Táin bó Cúailnge
    • 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.

    Secondary sources

    Miles, Brent, Heroic saga and classical epic in medieval Ireland, Studies in Celtic History 30, Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer, 2011.
    151–152
    Ó Concheanainn, Tomás, “LL and the date of the reviser of LU”, Éigse 20 (1984): 212–225.

    Queried results

    if available
    Miles, Brent, Heroic saga and classical epic in medieval Ireland, Studies in Celtic History 30, Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer, 2011.
    Ó Concheanainn, Tomás, “LL and the date of the reviser of LU”, Éigse 20 (1984): 212–225.

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