Sdair na Lumbardach‘The history of the Lombards’

  • Early Modern Irish
  • prose
  • Medieval Irish literary adaptations
A 15th-century Irish translation, probably of chapter 19 (‘De sancto Pelagio papa’) from Jacobus de Voragine’s hagiographic compilation Legenda aurea (1260 x 1270).
  • Early Modern Irish
15th century
prose (primary)


Medieval Irish literary adaptations


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[ed.] Mac Niocaill, Gearóid, “Sdair na Lumbardach”, Studia Hibernica 1 (1961): 89–118.
[ed.] Meyer, Kuno [ed.], and Julius Pokorny [gen. ed.], “Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften: Sdair na Lumbardach ann so”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 13 (1921): 179–184.
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[ed.] [tr.] Hyde, Douglas [ed.], Gabhaltais Shearluis Mhóir: The conquests of Charlemagne [edited from the Book of Lismore and three other vellum MSS], Irish Texts Society 19, London: Irish Texts Society, 1917.
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125–126 Excerpt with English translation direct link