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Texts

verse beg. Clocán binn

  • Late Old Irish
  • Early Irish poetry, Early Irish lyrics
Quatrain cited in Mittelirische Verslehren I
Initial words (verse)
  • Clocán binn
Bell of pleasant sound
Author
Anonymous
Language
  • Late Old Irish
  • Old Irish.
Date
"The poem seems to be in ninth-century Irish" (Murphy)

Classification

Early Irish poetry
 Early Irish lyrics

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 entries for the relevant manuscripts. For historical purposes, early editions, transcriptions and translations are not excluded, even if their reliability does not meet modern standards.

[ed.] [tr.] Murphy, Gerard [ed. and tr.], “Anonymous: The bell”, in: Murphy, Gerard [ed. and tr.], Early Irish lyrics: eighth to twelfth century, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1956. 4–5, 173.
CELT – edition: <link>
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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