Chronicon Scotorum‘The chronicle of the Irish’

  • Old Irish, Middle Irish, Latin
  • prose
  • Irish annals, Irish annals
  • Old Irish Middle Irish Latin
prose (primary)
verse (secondary)
Associated items
Mórchath Ocha fersaitirMórchath Ocha fersaitir

An item of verse attributed to Becc mac Dé and quoted in a number of annalistic and similar historical contexts. It refers to the battle of Ocha (dated c.482) and the death of Ailill Molt.


Irish annalsannals and chronicles, Irish histories
Irish annals
id. 35113
Irish annalsannals and chronicles, Irish histories
Irish annals
id. 35113


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.] Mac Niocaill, Gearóid [ed. and tr.], and William M. Hennessy [tr.], “Chronicon Scotorum”, CELT: Corpus of Electronic Texts, Online: University College Cork, 2008–. URL: <http://www.ucc.ie/celt/published/G100016 http://www.ucc.ie/celt/published/T100016>.
[ed.] [tr.] Hennessy, William M. [ed. and tr.], Chronicum Scotorum: a chronicle of Irish affairs from the earliest times to A.D. 1135: with a supplement containing the events from 1141 to 1150, London: Longmans, 1866.
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