verse beg. Caíni amra laisin m-Bran

  • Old Irish
  • Early Irish poetry, Early Irish lyrics
Initial words (verse)
  • Caíni amra laisin m-Bran
“Bran deems it a wondrous pleasure”
Context(s)The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
  • Old Irish
8th century (Murphy)


Early Irish poetry


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[ed.] [tr] [.] Murphy, Gerard [ed. and tr.], “Anonymous: Manannán, god of the sea, describes his kingdom to Bran and predicts the birth of Mongán”, in: Murphy, Gerard [ed. and tr.], Early Irish lyrics: eighth to twelfth century, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1956. 92–101, 216–217.
CELT – edition: <link>
Dennis Groenewegen
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