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Colum caid cumachtach

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Prayer (5st in ochtfhoclach metre) for Colum Cille attributed to Cainnech.

Manuscript witnesses

Text
Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 E 25 
Occurs not long after Amra Choluim Chille and its commentary.
p. 15a  
Text
Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 P 12 
context: Mittelirische Verslehren II   First line (and part of what follows) quoted.
Text
Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1339 
context: Mittelirische Verslehren II   First line quoted.
MS
Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Rawlinson B 502/2 (ff. 19-89) 
rubric: Cainnech do rigni in n-orthainse   incipit: Colum caid cumachtach   Poem (5st) on Colum Cille attributed to Cainnech.
f. 60r(107)a.19
Text
Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Rawlinson B 502/2 (ff. 19-89) 
rubric: Cainnech do rigni in n-orthainse’   incipit: Colum caid cumachtach   Occurs not long after Amra Choluim Chille and its commentary.

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[ed.] [tr.] Pokorny, Julius, “Ein altirisches Gebet zu St. Columba”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 8 (1912): 285–288.
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[ed.] Thurneysen, Rudolf [ed.], “Mittelirische Verslehren”, in: Windisch, Ernst, and Whitley Stokes (eds.), Irische Texte mit Wörterbuch, 4 vols, vol. 3:1, Leipzig, 1891. 1–182.  
comments: An index of verse metries and initial lines of verse is provided at the end of this contribution.
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[dipl. ed.] Best, Richard Irvine, and Osborn Bergin (eds.), Lebor na hUidre: Book of the Dun Cow, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1929.
CELT – edition (pp. 1-338): <link> Internet Archive: <link>
40–41