Texts

Beatha Bharra‘The life of Finnbarr (Barra)’

  • prose
  • Irish hagiography
Irish Life of St Finnbarr of Cork
Manuscripts
Form
prose (primary)

Classification

Irish hagiography

Subjects

Finnbarr of CorkFinnbarr (Báirre) of Cork
((supp.) fl. 6th century?)
Irish saint, patron of Corcach (Cork)
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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 entries for the relevant manuscripts. For historical purposes, early editions, transcriptions and translations are not excluded, even if their reliability does not meet modern standards.

[ed.] [tr.] Ó Riain, Pádraig [ed.], Beatha Bharra: Saint Finnbarr of Cork: The complete Life, Irish Texts Society 57, London: Irish Texts Society, 1994.
[ed.] Plummer, Charles, Bethada náem nÉrenn: Lives of Irish saints, 2 vols, vol. 1: Introduction, texts, glossary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1922.
CELT – edition: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
11–22
[tr.] Plummer, Charles, Bethada náem nÉrenn: Lives of Irish saints, 2 vols, vol. 2: Translations, notes, indexes, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1922.
CELT – translations: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>

Secondary sources (select)

Ó Riain, Pádraig, The making of a saint: Finbarr of Cork, 600–1200, Irish Texts Society, Subsidiary Series 5, London: Irish Texts Society, 1997.
Plummer, Charles, Bethada náem nÉrenn: Lives of Irish saints, 2 vols, vol. 1: Introduction, texts, glossary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1922.
CELT – edition: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
xv–xvi
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