De mirabilibus Hibernie

  • Latin
  • verse
  • Hiberno-Latin texts
Latin poem on the wonders of Ireland, attributed to a certain Patricius, who has been identified with Patrick (Gilla Pátraic), bishop of Dublin.
Ascribed to: PatriciusPatricius
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  • Latin
12th century
verse (primary)


Hiberno-Latin textsHiberno-Latin texts


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.] Gwynn, Aubrey [ed. and tr.], The writings of bishop Patrick, 1074–1084, Scriptores Latini Hiberniae 1, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1955.
[ed.] Cross, J. E. [ed.], “‘De signis et prodigiis’ in Versus S. Patricii episcopi de mirabilibus Hibernie”, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 71 C (1971): 247–254.

Secondary sources (select)

Boyle, Elizabeth, “On the wonders of Ireland: translation and adaptation”, in: Boyle, Elizabeth, and Deborah Hayden (eds), Authorities and adaptations: the reworking and transmission of textual sources in medieval Ireland, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 2014. 233–261.
Dennis Groenewegen
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February 2016, last updated: December 2018