Colmán ‘nepos Cracavist’

  • fl. 9th century?
  • Irish poets, Irish people in continental Europe
Latin Irish poet, possibly of the 9th century, to whom at least two poems are attributed. The peculiar name Colmanus nepos Cracavit has been reinterpreted as a corrupted rubric which originally read Colmanus ep(is)c(opu)s craxavit, ‘Colmán the bishop wrote this’.


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Dennis Groenewegen
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December 2020