Laidcend mac Baíth Bandaig
- d. 661
- authors, scholars
- Clúain Fertae Mo Lua
Irish scholar, abbot of Clonfertmulloe (Kyle, Co. Laois); author of Ecloga de moralibus in Iob and possibly, Lorica Gildae.
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Howlett, David, “Seven studies in seventh-century texts”, Peritia 10 (1996): 1–70.
The following works are examined here: Versus de annis a principio [beg. Deus a quo facta fuit]; Ailerán’s Interpretatio mystica and Canon euangeliorum; three verse prayers from the Book of Cerne; seven works by and for Cummianus Longus (†662), including Celebra Iuda, which is here edited; three works by Virgilius Maro Grammaticus; the Oratio Gildae and a verse paraphrase of Carmen paschale, taken as examples of Hiberno-Latin hendecasyllables; and the Lorica of Laidcenn mac Baíth (†661), for which a date of AD 659 is suggested. On the basis of these texts, two inferences may be made of Irish culture of the period: the intellectual agility and acuity exhibited in this precisely constructed prose and verse was not the achievement of a few isolated clerics; and the title sapiens was not given lightly or loosely by the monastic annalists.
Gorman, Michael M., “A Carolingian epitome of St Augustine’s De Genesi ad litteram”, Revue d'Études Augustiniennes et Patristiques 29:1-2 (1983): 137–144.
Adriaen, Marc, Lathcen filius Baith: Egloga de moralibus Iob quas Gregorius fecit, Corpus Christianorum, Series Latina 145, Turnhout: Brepols, 1969.