verse beg. Dá mac déc Iacóib
- Middle Irish
Early Middle Irish(?) poem (6 qq) attributed to one Óengus mac Suibne on the twelve sons and one daughter of Jacob. The text is known from certain recensions of the Sex aetates mundi.
- Dá mac déc Iacóib
- R = Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Rawlinson B 502 2, ff. 19–89 = Lebar Glinne Dá Locha (?) [1125 x 1150]f. 42vb.39–vb.50 context: Sex aetates mundi
- P = Dublin, National Library of Ireland, MS G 131 [s. xvii]context: Sex aetates mundiAccording to Ó Cróinín, probably a copy from Rawl B 502.
- P =
- C = Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Rawlinson B 486 4, ff. 23-75 = 1-53 (ink foliation) [s. xiv]context: Sex aetates mundiPoem moved to the end of the text of SAM.
- Ó Cróinín explains that contrary to what Oskamp assumed earlier, the poem is not found in the two manuscripts of recension III of SAM.
- Middle Irish
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Suggests that the poem is “clearly earlier” than SAM and points to a “concordance of noun and adjective” as a rare linguistic feature.
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