verse beg. Pecthach ar síl 'nar slúagaib

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  • Classical Irish poetry
Religious Irish poem ascribed to Maelmhuire Ó Leannáin
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  • Pecthach ar síl 'nar slúagaib
Ascribed to: Ó Leannáin (Maelmhuire)Ó Leannáin (Maelmhuire)
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f. 65(122)va–66(123)ra
rubric: Maelmhuri Ó Leannáin cecinit
beg. Peccach ar sil nar sluaguaib
43 qq
  • Early Modern Irish
verse (primary)
Number of stanzas: 43


Classical Irish poetryClassical Irish poetry


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.] Meyer, Kuno [ed.], “Neue Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften: Der Mensch ist Kot”, Archiv für celtische Lexikographie 3 (1907): 238–240.
CELT – edition: <link> Celtic Digital Initiative – PDF: <link>
[ed.] Meyer, Kuno [ed.], “Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften: Der sündige Leib”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 12 (1918): 366–367.  

Edition of seven quatrains beg. Meisde an corp a thúar go trom (part of a longer poem which begins on p. 865).

Internet Archive: <link>
Final 7 qq from the copy in TCD 1337.
Translation wanted

Secondary sources (select)

Dooley, Ann, “Maelmhuire Ó Leannáin’s Peacach ar síol 'nar sluaghaibh: source and content”, Celtica 17 (1985): 145–157.
Dennis Groenewegen
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