Texts

Betha Cholmáin Ela‘The life of Colmán Elo’

  • Irish
  • prose, prosimetrum
  • Irish hagiography
Irish account of Colmán Elo, patron saint of Lann Elo (Lynally, Co. Offaly)
Manuscripts
Language
  • Irish
Form
prose, prosimetrum (primary)

Classification

Irish hagiography

Subjects

Colmán EloColmán Elo
(d. 611)
Colmán moccu Sailni, Colmán mac Beognai
patron saint of Lann Elo (Lynally, Co. Offaly)
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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.] 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>
168–182
[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>
162–176

Secondary sources (select)

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>
xxxii–xxxiii
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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May 2014, last updated: April 2021