verse beg. Ogam il-lia, lia uas lecht

  • Middle Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Finn Cycle
Seven quatrains attributed to Oisín, on the battle of Gabair Aichle.
Initial words (verse)
  • Ogam il-lia, lia uas lecht
“An ogam in a stone, a stone over a grave”
  • Middle Irish
  • Middle Irish

12th century (Meyer).(1)n. 1 Kuno Meyer, Fianaigecht (1910): xxx.
verse (primary)


Early Irish poetry Finn Cycle



Kuno Meyer, Fianaigecht (1910): xxx.

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.] Windisch, Ernst [ed.], Irische Texte mit Wörterbuch, 4 vols, vol. 1, Leipzig, 1880.
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57–160. Edition with a translation by Eugene O'Curry from O'Kearney's book. direct link
[ed.] [tr.] O'Kearney, Nicholas, The battle of Gabhra: Garristown in the County of Dublin, fought A.D. 283, Transactions of the Ossianic Society 1, Dublin: John O'Daly, 1854.
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49–51 Edition, with a translation by O'Curry. direct link
[tr.] Sullivan, W. K., On the manners and customs of the ancient Irish: a series of lectures, 3 vols, vol. 1: Introduction, London, 1873.
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cccxli Translation.
Dennis Groenewegen