Texts

verse beg. Rélta na cruindi Caiterfhína

  • Early Modern Irish
  • verse
Irish poem (11 qq) on St Catherine of Alexandria.
Initial words (verse)
  • Rélta na cruindi Caiterfhína
Manuscripts
Language
  • Early Modern Irish
  • No analysis, linguistic or otherwise, is known at this point. The poem cannot be younger than the oldest manuscript in which it is preserved.
Form
verse (primary)
Number of stanzas
11

Classification

Subjects

Catherine of AlexandriaCatherine of Alexandria
Katherine of Alexandria
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Sources

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.] McKenna, Lambert [ed.], Aithdioghluim dána: a miscellany of Irish bardic poetry, historical and religious, including the historical poems of the Duanaire in the Yellow Book of Lecan, 2 vols, Irish Texts Society 37–40, Dublin: Irish Texts Society, 1940.  
Volume I contains the introduction and edited texts of a hundred poems; volume II contains translations and indexes.
Bardic.celt.dias.ie – Editions included: <link>
[id. 99.] The text is available through the Irish bardic poetry database.

Secondary sources (select)

Walsh, Paul [ed.], Leabhar chlainne Suibhne: an account of the Mac Sweeney families in Ireland, with pedigrees, Dublin, 1920.
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
xlvi, lv
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Dennis Groenewegen
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February 2022