Scíath Dé do nim umam

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Scíath Dé do nim umam

    verse beg. Scíath Dé do nim umam

    • Early Irish
    • verse
    • Early Irish poetry
    A lorica (lúirech) attributed to Colum Cille.
    Initial words (verse)
    • Scíath Dé do nim umam
    “The shield of God from heaven (be) about me”
    Ascribed to
    Colum CilleColum Cille, Columba (fl. 6th century) – founder and abbot of Iona, Kells (Cenandas) and Derry (Daire).
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    Manuscripts
    Language
    • Early Irish
    Form
    verse (primary)
    prose (secondary)

    Verse, with prose introduction.

    Number of stanzas
    26

    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.] Meyer, Kuno [ed.], “Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften: Aus Laud 615. Colum Cille cecinit”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 10 (1915): 345–347.
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    Meyer, Kuno [ed.], “Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften: Aus Laud 615. Colum Cille cecinit”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 10 (1915): 345–347.
    Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>

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