Cáin Éimíne Báin
- Old Irish, Middle Irish
- Irish hagiography
Miraculous story which relates how the community of St Éimíne Bán at Ros Glaise (probably Monasterevin, Co. Offaly) received a charter of privileges from the king of Leinster. It is said to have been granted after Éimine and his 49 monks sacrificed their lives to save Bran úa Fáeláin (d. 693), king of Leinster, and 49 chiefs of the province from the plague.
- Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 P 3 A, ff. 1-19 [c.1467]ff. 16r–16v
- Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1285 (H 1. 11) f. 133b ff
- Brussels, Bibliothèque Royale de Belgique, MS 2324-2340 (3410) ff. 99r–101rA modernised recension from BL Additional 30512
- Old Irish Middle Irish
- Late Old Irish or early Middle Irish.
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