Texts

    Comad Manchín Léith‘The comad of Manchán of Liath’
    verse beg. Dúthracar, a maic Dé bí

    • Early Irish poetry, Early Irish lyrics
    Initial words (verse)
    • Dúthracar, a maic Dé bí
    (I wish, oh Son of the living God)
    Ascribed to
    Manchán of LemanaghanManchán mac Silláin – Manchán mac Silláin, patron saint of Liath Mancháin (Lemanaghan, Co. Offaly)
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    Ascribed to Manchán of Liath

    Classification

    Early Irish poetry
     Early Irish lyrics

    Subject tags

    Manchán of LemanaghanManchán mac Silláin – Manchán mac Silláin, patron saint of Liath Mancháin (Lemanaghan, Co. Offaly)
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    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: Manchán's wish”, in: Murphy, Gerard [ed. and tr.], Early Irish lyrics: eighth to twelfth century, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1956. 28–31, 184–185.
    CELT – edition: <link>
    [ed.] [tr.] Meyer, Kuno [ed. and tr.], “Comad Manchín Léith”, Ériu 1 (1904): 38–40.
    Internet Archive: <link>
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