verse beg. Is imdha eccla ar mh'anmain

  • Early Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry
Poem (9 qq) attributed to Cormac mac Cuilennáin.
The title heading used in Kuno Meyer’s edition is Furcht und Ekel vor dem Tode.
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  • Is imdha eccla ar mh'anmain
Ascribed to: Cormac mac CuilennáinCormac mac Cuilennáin
(d. 908)
bishop and king of Munster
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[ed.] Meyer, Kuno [ed.], “Neue Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften: Furcht und Ekel vor dem Tode”, Archiv für celtische Lexikographie 3 (1907): 216.
TLH – edition: <link> Celtic Digital Initiative – PDF: <link>
Translation wanted
No modern translation has been recorded at this stage.
Dennis Groenewegen
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