verse beg. Samthann fri soillsi sainmann

    • Old Irish
    • verse
    • Early Irish poetry
    Poem on St Samthann of Clúain Brónaig (3 qq), ascr. to Áed Allán (ob. 743), who was king of Ailech and high-king of Ireland
    Initial words (verse)
    • Samthann fri soillsi sainmann
    Ascribed to
    Áed Allán mac FergaileÁed Allán mac Fergaile (d. 743) – king of Ailech and high-king of Ireland; son of Fergal mac Máele Dúin
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    • Old Irish
    Probaby first half of the 8th century (Meyer): “Ich sehe keinen Grund, warum alle obigen Verse nicht aus der ersten Hälfte des 8. Jhs. und also wohl von den Personen denen sie zugeschreben werden, stammen sollten”.
    verse (primary)


    Early Irish poetry

    Subject tags

    Samthann of ClonbroneySamthann of Clonbroney / Samthann / Samthann ingen Díaráin (d. 739) – Samthann ingen Díaráin, patron saint of Clúain Brónaig (Clonbroney, Co. Longford)
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    [ed.] [tr.] Meyer, Kuno, “König Aed Allán als Dichter”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 13 (1921): 143–144.
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    144 Edition, with German translation.
    Dennis Groenewegen
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