verse beg. Lecht Cormaic meic Culennáin

Broccán Craibdech
  • Middle Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry
First words (verse)
  • Lecht Cormaic meic Culennáin
Broccán Craibdech
Broccán Craibdech
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pp. 43b–44b
rubric: ‘Broccán Craibdech cecinit
beg. ‘LEcht Cormaic meic Culennain
ff. 135r–136v
rubric: ‘Brogán cráibtech cecinit’
  • Middle Irish
verse (primary)
Number of stanzas: 56 or 41


Early Irish poetryEarly Irish poetry


Cormac mac Cuilennáin
Cormac mac Cuilennáin
(d. 908)
bishop and king of Munster

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[ed.] [tr.] Dobbs, Margaret E., “On the graves of Leinster men”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 24 (1954): 139–153.
Edition from LL and RIA D ii 1, with an English translation and notes.
[dipl. ed.] Best, Richard Irvine, Osborn Bergin, M. A. OʼBrien, and Anne OʼSullivan [eds.], The Book of Leinster, formerly Lebar na Núachongbála, 6 vols, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1954–1983.
CELT – 1-260: <link> CELT – 400-470 (excl. Táin bó Cúailnge): <link> CELT – 471-638 and 663 (excl. Dinnshenchas Érenn): <link> CELT – 761-781 and 785-841 (excl. Dinnshenchas Érenn and Togail Troí): <link> CELT – 1119-1192 and 1202-1325 (excl. Esnada tige Buchet and Fingal Rónáin ): <link>
Vol. 1, 205–212 Diplomatic edition of the text in LL. direct link
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