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Irish bardic poem (53qq) on the principles of rhyme in Irish poetry.

Manuscript witnesses

Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 12 O 7 
Copy noted in the Bardic Poetry Database and by Ó Riain (2013).
pp. 23–26   
pp. 108–112   
Maynooth, Russell Library, MS M 49 
Copy noted in the Bardic Poetry Database and by Ó Riain (2013). Here attributed to Gofradh Fionn Mac an Bháird.
pp. 192–197   


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.

[crit. ed.] [dipl. ed.] [tr.] Breatnach, R. A., “A poem on rime in scholastic verse”, Éigse 3:1 (samhradh 1941, 1941–1943): 36–51.
Text based on 23 N 12. Breatnach was not aware of any further copies.

Secondary sources (select)

Reference works
Simms, Katharine, and Mícheál Hoyne, Bardic poetry database, Online: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 2010–. URL: <http://bardic.celt.dias.ie>.
[id. 923. ‘Feadha in oghaim aithnidh damh’] direct link
Ó Riain, Gordon, “Early modern technical verse from NLI G 3 (II)”, Celtica 27 (2013): 55–78.