verse beg. Trea ropo maith in ben

  • Early Irish
  • verse
Brief Irish poem (4 qq) on Trea or Créde, daughter of Rónán king of Leinster, and the strange conception of her son Baethín, patron saint of Ennisboyne.
First words (verse)
  • Trea ropo maith in ben
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beg. ‘TRea ropo maith in ben’
Below columns a-d.
rubric: ‘ut dixit’
beg. ‘Credha robo maith in ben’
  • Early Irish
verse (primary)
Number of stanzas: 4 qq.



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.] Ó Riain, Pádraig [ed.], Corpus genealogiarum sanctorum Hiberniae, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1985.
129 [id. 699.] Book of Leinster version.
[dipl. ed.] OʼSullivan, Anne [ed.], The Book of Leinster, formerly Lebar na Núachongbála, vol. 6, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1983. xv + pp. 1327-1708.
CELT – pp. 1327–1595 (excl. pp. 1596–1708): <link>
1592 Book of Leinster version.
[ed.] [tr.] Stokes, Whitley, The martyrology of Oengus the Culdee, Henry Bradshaw Society, 29, London: Harrison, 1905.  
Edition and translation of the Félire Óengusso, with introduction, notes, etc.
CELT – edition (prefaces, prologue, main text and epilogue): <link> Internet Archive: <link>, <link> Internet Archive – originally from Google Books: <link>, <link>

Version in the commentary to the Félire,

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