Dúil Dromma Cetta

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    Irish glossaries


    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.

    Edition wanted.
    A new edition by Arbuthnot (Sharon) is forthcoming.
    [ed.] Russell, Paul, Sharon Arbuthnot, and Pádraic Moran, Early Irish glossaries database, Online: Department of Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic, University of Cambridge. URL: <http://www.asnc.cam.ac.uk/irishglossaries>.
    [ed.] Russell, Paul, “Dúil Dromma Cetta and Cormac’s Glossary”, Études Celtiques 32 (1996): 147–174.
    Includes transcriptions from Egerton 1782 and TCD 1287.
    [ed.] Stokes, Whitley, “Irish glosses, edited by a member of the Council from a manuscript in the library of Trinity College, Dublin [H. 3. 18, p. 61, col. 1]”, Transactions of the Philological Society 6 (1859 [issued 1860]): 168–215.
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    Transcription from TCD 1337, p. 63ff.

    Secondary sources (select)

    Moran, Pádraic, “‘A living speech’? The pronunciation of Greek in early medieval Ireland”, Ériu 61 (2011): 29–57.
    Arbuthnot, Sharon, “Obscurities in Dúil Dromma Cetta: insights into a lost exemplar and form-oriented scribing”, Cambrian Medieval Celtic Studies 59 (Summer, 2010): 19–37.
    Russell, Paul, “Gwr gwynn y law: figures of speech in Gramadegau'r penceirddiaid and Latin grammarians”, Cambrian Medieval Celtic Studies 32 (Winter, 1996): 95–104.
    Russell, Paul, “Dúil Dromma Cetta and Cormac’s Glossary”, Études Celtiques 32 (1996): 147–174.
    Dennis Groenewegen
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