The dialogue of Cummíne and Comgán

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The dialogue of Cummíne and Comgán

    The dialogue of Cummíne and Comgán

    • Middle Irish
    • verse
    • Early Irish poetry
    Early Irish poem in the form of a dialogue between Cummíne Fota and Comgán Mac Dá Cherda, with a prose prologue of later date about the two characters.
    Language
    Middle Irish On the basis of the designation ‘archbishop of Munster’ for Cummíne, Clancy suggests that the prose prologue may be of the 12th century or later.
    Form
    verse (primary)
    prose (secondary)

    Poem with prose prologue.

    Textual relationships

    Classification

    Early Irish poetry

    Subject tags

     Cummíne Fota  Comgán Mac Dá Cherda
    • Sources

    Notes

    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.] O'Keeffe, J. G. [ed.], “Mac Dá Cherda and Cummaine Foda”, Ériu 5 (1911): 18–44.
    20–21

    Secondary sources

    Clancy, Thomas Owen, “Saint and fool: the image and function of Cummíne Fota and Comgán Mac Da Cherda in early Irish literature”, PhD thesis: University of Edinburgh, 1991.
    Edinburgh Research Archive: <link>

    Queried results

    if available
    Clancy, Thomas Owen, “Saint and fool: the image and function of Cummíne Fota and Comgán Mac Da Cherda in early Irish literature”, PhD thesis: University of Edinburgh, 1991.
    Edinburgh Research Archive: <link>
    177   [Ch. 6] “‘The dialogue of Cummíne and Comgán’”
    O'Keeffe, J. G. [ed.], “Mac Dá Cherda and Cummaine Foda”, Ériu 5 (1911): 18–44.

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