Sith co nem. Nem co doman

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Sith co nem. Nem co doman

    verse beg. Sith co nem. Nem co doman

    • Early Irish
    • verse, rosc
    • Early Irish poetry, Mythological Cycle
    A prophecy in rosc found in Cath Maige Tuired, where it is attributed to the Morrígan. It seems to predict a time of great prosperity, while the next roscad prophecy, beginning ‘Ní accus bith na mbéo’, speaks instead of social disaster and the end of the world.
    Initial words (verse)
    • Sith co nem. Nem co doman
    “Peace up to heaven. Heaven down to earth”
    Context(s)
    The (textual) context(s) to which the present text belongs or in which it is cited in part or in whole.
    Ascribed to
    The MorríganThe Morrígan (ass. time-frame: Túatha Dé Danann, Ulster Cycle) – deity or supernatural figure in medieval Irish literature, frequently associated with war and destruction; she sometimes appears as part of a triad with Macha and the Badb; also associated with Nemain.
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    attributed to the Morrígan
    Manuscripts
    Language
    • Early Irish
    Form
    verse, rosc (primary)
    prose (secondary)

    Poem, with prose introduction.

    Speaker
    The Morrígan

    Classification

    Early Irish poetry Mythological 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 the entry for the relevant manuscript.

    [ed.] [tr.] Gray, Elizabeth A., Cath Maige Tuired: The second battle of Mag Tuired, Irish Texts Society 52, Kildare: Irish Texts Society, 1982.
    CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link>
    70–71 [id. 166.] Text, with only a partial English translation.
    [ed.] Thurneysen, Rudolf, “Zu irischen Texten”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 12 (1918): 398–407.
    Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
    406 Text only.

    Queried results

    if available
    Gray, Elizabeth A., Cath Maige Tuired: The second battle of Mag Tuired, Irish Texts Society 52, Kildare: Irish Texts Society, 1982.
    CELT – edition: <link> CELT – translation: <link>
    Thurneysen, Rudolf, “Zu irischen Texten”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 12 (1918): 398–407.
    Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>

    web page identifiers

    page name: Sith co nem. Nem co doman
    page url: //www.vanhamel.nl/codecs/Sith_co_nem._Nem_co_doman
    page ID: 12419
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