verse beg. Is trúag in ces i mbiam

  • Early Middle Irish, Late Old Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry, Irish prayers and hymns
Religious poem (8 qq)
First words (verse)
  • Is trúag in ces i mbiam
  • Early Middle Irish Late Old Irish
  • Despite orthographic and grammatical modernisation, “probably dates from the earlier half of the Middle Irish period at the latest” (Ó Cuív)
verse (primary)
  • rannaigecht recomarcach (al. rannaigecht bec) (7²+7²+7²+7²)


Early Irish poetryEarly Irish poetry

Irish prayers and hymnsIrish liturgical and devotional literature
Irish prayers and hymns
id. 32640

Irish prayers, hymns and other devotional texts


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[ed.] [tr.] Ó Cuív, Brian, “Two religious poems in Irish”, Celtica 20 (1988): 73–84.
Edition based on all three manuscripts, with translation, introduction and commentary.
[ed.] Meyer, Kuno [ed.], “Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften: Über die Nichtigkeit der Welt”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 9 (1913): 166, 340 (corrigenda).
CELT – edition: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
Edition based on TCD 1337 and 1363
Dennis Groenewegen
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