Texts

    Homily on the Deadly Sins

    • Early Irish
    • prose
    • Irish religious texts, Irish penitentials, sermons and homilies
    Title
    Homily on the Deadly Sins
    Edited by Kuno Meyer under the German heading Von den Todsünden.
    Initial words (prose)
    • Conæmdetar sruithe Érenn a ríaglaib na screptræ pennatóir dílgind frepthæ cech pechtæ ó biuc co m-mór
    in Rawlinson B 512: ‘Conæmdetar sruithe Érenn a ríaglaib na screptræ pennatóir dílgind frepthæ cech pechtæ ó biuc co m-mór’ (‘The venerable of Ireland have drawn up from the rules of the Scriptures a penitential for the annulling and remedying of every sin, both small and great.’).n. 1 Translated by Binchy in: Ludwig Bieler • D. A. Binchy, The Irish penitentials (1963): 259.
    Language
    • Early Irish
    Form
    prose (primary)
    Textual relationships
    Text derives from the Old Irish Penitential.n. 2 Westley Follett, Céli Dé in Ireland (2006).

    Classification

    Irish religious texts Irish penitentials
     sermons and homilies

    Sources

    Notes

    Translated by Binchy in: Ludwig Bieler • D. A. Binchy, The Irish penitentials (1963): 259.
    Westley Follett, Céli Dé in Ireland (2006).

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    [ed.] Meyer, Kuno [ed.], “Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften: II. Aus Rawlinson B. 512. Von den Todsünden”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 3 (1901): 24–28.
    Celtic Digital Initiative – all Mitteilungen of ZCP 3: <link> CELT – edition: <link> Internet Archive: <link>

    Secondary sources (select)

    Follett, Westley, Céli Dé in Ireland: monastic writing and identity in the early Middle Ages, Studies in Celtic History 23, Woodbridge, 2006.
    125, 225
    Bieler, Ludwig [ed.], and D. A. Binchy [appendix], The Irish penitentials, Scriptores Latini Hiberniae 5, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1963.
    258 Appendix by Binchy
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