Old Irish homily on God

  • Old Irish
  • prose
  • Irish religious texts, sermons and homilies
Old Irish prose homily (beg. Atlochomar buidi do Dia uile-cumachtach)
Old Irish homily on God
Untitled in the manuscripts.
Initial words (prose)
  • Atlochomar buidi do Dia uile-cumachtach
entire text
  • Old Irish
8th century?
prose (primary)


Irish religious texts


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[ed.] [tr.] Strachan, John, “An Old-Irish homily”, Ériu 3 (1907): 1–10.
Internet Archive: <link>, <link>
Ed. from YBL, with a “restored text” based on YBL (and some variants from RIA MS 23 P 3) and an English translation.
[ed.] Meyer, Kuno, “Eine altirische Homilie”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 4 (1903): 241–243.
Internet Archive: <link>
Ed. from RIA MS 23 P 3.
Dennis Groenewegen
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