Prophecy of Berchán

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Prophecy of Berchán

    The prophecy of Berchán

    • Middle Irish
    • verse
    • Early Irish poetry
    Long political poem. 206 qq.
    Title
    The prophecy of Berchán
    This is the title of the standard edition of the text by Benjamin Hudson.
    Ascribed to
    BerchánBerchán
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    The first part is ascribed to the Irish abbot Berchán.
    Manuscripts
    Language
    • Middle Irish
    Form
    verse (primary)
    Number of stanzas
    206

    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 the entry for the relevant manuscript.

    [ed.] [tr.] Hudson, Benjamin T., The Prophecy of Berchán: Irish and Scottish high-kings in the early Middle Ages, Westport, Connecticut, and London: Greenwood Press, 1996.

    Hudson, Benjamin T., The Prophecy of Berchán: Irish and Scottish high-kings in the early Middle Ages, Westport, Connecticut, and London: Greenwood Press, 1996.

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