Texts

verse beg. Súanach sin a Éorann án

  • Late Middle Irish
  • Early Irish poetry, Early Irish lyrics
Initial words (verse)
  • Súanach sin a Éorann án
“Sleep is your lot, lovely Éorann”
Context(s)The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
Author
Anonymous
Language
  • Late Middle Irish
  • late Middle Irish
Date
c. 1175 (Murphy)

Classification

Early Irish poetry

Sources

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[ed.] [tr.] Murphy, Gerard [ed. and tr.], “Anonymous: Suibne and Éorann”, in: Murphy, Gerard [ed. and tr.], Early Irish lyrics: eighth to twelfth century, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1956. 118–123, 227–228.
CELT – edition: <link>
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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