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Ro-mbáe laithi rordu rind‘We had a great day of plying spear-points’
verse beg. Ro-mbáe laithi rordu rind

  • Old Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Ulster Cycle
A poem of three stanzas attributed to Cú Chulainn.
Initial words (verse)
  • Ro-mbáe laithi rordu rind
Language
  • Old Irish
Date
7th century
Form
verse (primary)
Speaker
Cú Chulainn
Textual relationships
Alludes to events in the Macgnímrada Con Culainn episode of Táin bó Cúailnge.

Classification

Early Irish poetry Ulster Cycle

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.

[ed.] O'Brien, M. A. [ed.], Corpus genealogiarum Hiberniae, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1962. 
comments: Reprinted in 1976 and 2005, with an introduction by J. V. Kelleher.
CELT – pp. 1–332 (Rawl. B 502): <link>
[ed.] [tr.] Ó Cróinín, Dáibhí, “Prosopographical analysis of Táin bó Cuailnge in a historical setting”, in: Tristram, Hildegard L. C. [ed.], New methods in the research of epic / Neue Methoden der Epenforschung, ScriptOralia 107, Tübingen: Gunter Narr Verlag, 1998. 153–159.
Text (O'Brien's ed. with emendations) and translation of Ro-mbáe laithi rordu rind on p. 155
Contributors
Patrick Brown,Dennis Groenewegen
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