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    Fís Adomnáin (II)‘Adomnán's vision (II)’

    • Middle Irish
    • prose
    • Irish religious texts
    Manuscripts
    Language
    • Middle Irish
    Date
    "O'Curry writes, fairly enough, that this Vision was written shortly before 1096, a leap year in which the Decollation of John the Baptist fell on a Friday" (Stokes).
    Form
    prose (primary)
    Textual relationships

    Cf. Fís Adomnáin.

    Classification

    Irish religious texts

    Subject tags

    AdomnánAdomnán (fl. c.628–704) – abbot of Iona; author of a Life of St Columba
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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.] Stokes, Whitley [ed. and tr.], “Adamnan’s second vision”, Revue Celtique 12 (1891): 420–443.
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    [ed.] O'Curry, Eugene, Lectures on the manuscript materials of ancient Irish history, delivered at the Catholic University of Ireland during the sessions of 1855 and 1856, Dublin, 1861.
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    629–630 Latin introduction. According to Stokes, the accuracy of the transcription leaves something to be desired.

    Secondary sources (select)

    O'Curry, Eugene, Lectures on the manuscript materials of ancient Irish history, delivered at the Catholic University of Ireland during the sessions of 1855 and 1856, Dublin, 1861.
    Internet Archive: <link>, <link> Internet Archive – Originally from Google Books: <link>, <link>, <link> Internet Archive – multiple copies: <link>
    424–425
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