verse beg. Tír dá Locha

    • Middle Irish
    • verse
    • Early Irish poetry
    Poem cited as an example by Mittelirische Verslehren
    Initial words (verse)
    • Tír dá Locha
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    Flann mac LonáinFlann mac Lonáin / Flann mac Lónáin (d. 891 x 918) – early Irish poet; called ‘the Virgil of the Irish’ (Firgil Gáedel) and ‘King of the Poets of Ireland’ respectively.
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    [dipl. ed.] Best, Richard Irvine, Osborn Bergin, and M. A. O'Brien, The Book of Leinster, formerly Lebar na Núachongbála, vol. 1, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1954.
    CELT – edition (pp. 1-260): <link>
    166 Diplomatic edition. direct link
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