Irish tract on the meaning of birthdays

  • prose
  • Medieval Irish literature
Prognostications based on the day of the week on which someone is born.
Irish tract on the meaning of birthdays
No title occurs in the manuscripts. It has been edited as The meaning of birthdays in the edition of the text by Anne M. Scarre.
First words (prose)
  • Neach genes i nDomnach
prose (primary)


Medieval Irish literatureMedieval Irish literature


days of the weekyet to be classified
days of the week
id. 48667


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[ed.] [tr.] Scarre, Annie M., “The meaning of birth-days”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 10 (1915): 225–227.
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C. A., Dennis Groenewegen
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