Solomon and the power of women
- Early Middle Irish, Late Old Irish
- Medieval Irish literature
Early Irish reworking of I Esdras, III ch. 3-4, with Solomon, king of the Greeks, and Nemiasserus replacing Darius and Zorobabel (Zerubbabel).
- Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1339 (H 2. 18) = Book of Leinster [s. xii2]pp. 282a–282bbeginning: ‘Baí rí amra de Grécaib Salemón a ainm’
- Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1318 cols 573–958 = section of the Yellow Book of Lecan [s. xivex/xvin]cols 806 (line 7)–807 (line 8)
- Dublin, National Library of Ireland, MS G 9 [s. xvex]f. 8va
- Early Middle Irish Late Old Irish
Meyer calls the Irish version “curiously distorted and thoroughly Irish”.
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