Texts

Betha Ciaráin Saigre (version I)‘The life of Ciarán of Saigir’

  • prose
  • Irish hagiography
First Irish Life of St Ciarán of Saigir (Seirkieran, Co. Offaly)
Manuscripts
Form
prose (primary)
Textual relationships

Classification

Irish hagiography

Subjects

Ciarán of SaigirCiarán of Saigir
(supp. fl. 5th century)
Ciarán mac Luaigne
Ciarán (mac Luaigne), founder and patron saint of Saigir (Seirkieran, Co. Offaly)
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Saiger
Saiger/Saigir ... Seirkieran
County 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.
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103–112
[tr.] Plummer, Charles, Bethada náem nÉrenn: Lives of Irish saints, 2 vols, vol. 2: Translations, notes, indexes, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1922.
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99–108 (English translation); 338–339 (general notes)

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>
xxv
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