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verse beg. Mian mná Tethrach .i. Badb a tenid

  • Middle Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry
1 stanza.
Initial words (verse)
  • Mian mná Tethrach .i. Badb a tenid
Ascribed to
Flann mac LonáinFlann mac Lonáin / Flann mac Lónáin (d. 891 x 918) – early Irish poet; called ‘the Virgil of the Irish’ (Firgil Gáedel) and ‘King of the Poets of Ireland’ respectively.
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Manuscripts
Language
  • Middle Irish
Form
verse (primary)
Number of stanzas
1

Classification

Early Irish poetry

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.

[dipl. ed.] Best, Richard Irvine, and Osborn Bergin (eds.), Lebor na hUidre: Book of the Dun Cow, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1929.
CELT – edition (pp. 1-338): <link> Internet Archive: <link>
124 note a.
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