Archangelum mirum magnum

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Latin hymn in praise of St Michael, attributed to Máel Rúain of Tallaght.

Manuscript witnesses

Karlsruhe, Badische Landesbibliothek, Aug. perg. 221 
ff. 191v–192r  


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.] Blume, Clemens, “Pars altera: Hymnodia Hiberno-Celtica saeculi V.IX.”, in: Clemens Blume [ed.], Die Hymnen des Thesaurus Hymnologicus H. A. Daniels und andere Hymnen-Ausgaben. I. Die Hymnen des 5.-11. Jahrhunderts und die Irisch-Keltische Hymnodie aus den ältesten Quellen, 51, Leipzig: O. R. Reisland, 1908. 257–364.
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333–335 direct link
[ed.] Mone, Franz J., Lateinische Hymnen des Mittelalters, 3 vols, Freiburg: Herdersche Buchhandlung, 1853–1855.
Vol. 1, 447–449 direct link

Secondary sources (select)

Follett, Westley, “The veneration of St Michael at Tallaght: the evidence of Archangelum mirum magnum”, Cambrian Medieval Celtic Studies 66 (Winter, 2013): 37–56.
Follett, Westley, “Archangelum mirum magnum: an Hiberno-Latin hymn attributed to Máel Rúain of Tallaght”, The Journal of Medieval Latin 19 (2009).