Texts

verse beg. Cathair coem

  • Old Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry, rhymeless Leinster poems
One of the rhymeless ‘Leinster poems’
Initial words (verse)
  • Cathair coem
Author
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Manuscripts
Language
  • Old Irish
Form
verse (primary)

Classification

Early Irish poetry

Sources

Notes

Johan Corthals, ‘The rhymeless ‘Leinster poems’: diplomatic texts’, Celtica 24 (2003): 92.

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[ed.] Corthals, Johan [ed.], “The rhymeless ‘Leinster poems’: diplomatic texts”, Celtica 24 (2003): 79–100.
92
[ed.] Corthals, Johan, “Some observations on the versification of the rhymeless ‘Leinster poems’”, Celtica 21 (1990): 113–125.
119
[ed.] Campanile, Enrico, Die älteste Hofdichtung von Leinster: alliterierende reimlose Strophen, Sitzungsberichte der philosophisch-historischen Klasse 503, Veröffentlichungen der Keltischen Kommission 8, Vienna, 1988.
30–31
[dipl. ed.] O'Brien, M. A. [ed.], Corpus genealogiarum Hiberniae, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1962.  
comments: Reprinted in 1976 and 2005, with an introduction by J. V. Kelleher.
CELT – pp. 1–332 (Rawl. B 502): <link>
70 Rawlinson B 487
[ed.] [tr.] Meyer, Kuno [ed. and tr.], Über die älteste irische Dichtung II. Rhythmische alliterierende reimlose Strophen, Berlin, 1914.
Celtic Digital Initiative – PDF: <link>
14–15
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