verse beg. Beir mo scíath, sceo fri úath
- Middle Irish
- Early Irish poetry
- Beir mo scíath, sceo fri úath
(time-frame ass. with Irish legendary history)
king of Munster; reputed ancestor of the Éoganacht and Dál Cais; a prominent figure in various king-tales, such as those revolving around the Battle of Mag Mucrama.
- Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1339 (H 2. 18) = Book of Leinster [s. xii2]p. 146b
- Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS B iv 2 (1080) [1627-1628]f. 121r
- Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Adv. MS 72.1.28 [s. xv-xvi]f. 7r (line 13ff)beginning: ‘Beir mo sgiath fa sgiath re huath’Corrupt copy 11 qq. Partly illegible.
- Middle Irish
- early Middle Irish (O Daly)
- rannaigecht , rannaigecht dialtach (al. rannaigecht mór) (7¹+7¹+7¹+7¹)
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