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verse beg. Annálad anall uile

Gilla Cóemáin
  • Middle Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry
First words (verse)
  • Annálad anall uile
“All the annals heretofore”
Gilla CóemáinGilla Cóemáin
(fl. 1072)
Middle Irish poet
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Ascribed to: Gilla CóemáinGilla Cóemáin
(fl. 1072)
Middle Irish poet
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Gilla Cóemáin (fl. 1072)
  • Middle Irish
verse (primary)


Early Irish poetryEarly Irish poetry


Finn mac CumaillFinn mac Cumaill (Find úa Báiscni)
Fionn mac Cumhaill, Find úa Báiscni
(time-frame ass. with Finn Cycle, Finn mac Cumaill, Cormac mac Airt)
Finn mac Cumaill (earlier mac Umaill?), Find úa Báiscni: central hero in medieval Irish and Scottish literature of the so-called Finn Cycle; warrior-hunter and leader of a fían
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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.] Smith, Peter J., Three historical poems ascribed to Gilla Cóemáin: a critical edition of the work of an eleventh-century Irish scholar, Studien und Texte zur Keltologie, 8, Münster: Nodus Publikationen, 2007.
Edition, with translation and full commentary.
Dennis Groenewegen
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June 2011, last updated: March 2022