verse beg. Cinnus atá do thinnrem

  • Middle Irish
  • verse
  • Early Irish poetry
Middle Irish poem of advice addressed to the student Máel Brigte
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  • Cinnus atá do thinnrem
  • Middle Irish
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Early Irish poetryEarly Irish poetry


Máel BrigteMáel Brigte
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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.] Breatnach, Liam, “Cinnus atá do thinnrem: a poem to Máel Brigte on his coming of age”, Ériu 58 (2008): 1–35.

Secondary sources (select)

Carney, James P., “A maccucáin, sruith in tíag”, Celtica 15 (1983): 25–41.
Dennis Groenewegen
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