Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: G402575
La lamentation d'Irlande
Background details and bibliographic information
Edited by Rudolf Thurneysen Electronic edition compiled by Beatrix Färber and Miriam TrojerProof corrections by Beatrix Färber
Funded by University College, Cork and
The EU via the LEONARDO Lifelong Learning Programme and the HEA via PRTLI 4
1. First draft, revised and corrected.
Extent of text: 4,250 words
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Text ID Number: G402575
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This text contains three poems; an Irish one, and two contemporary translations of the same; one into English, the other into Latin.
- Göttingen, Niedersächsische Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek, Cod. Ms. hist. 773, written by Irish Franciscan Anthony O'Conor in the Francisan College in Prague, 1659. [Thanks are due to Frau Bärbel Mund of the Niedersächsische Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek for supplying catalog details.]
- R. B. McDowell, 'The problem of religious dissent in Ireland, 16601740'. Bulletin, Irish Committee of Historical Sciences 40 (1945).
- Jane H. Ohlmeyer (ed.), Ireland from independence to occupation 16411660 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1995).
- Joep Leerssen, Mere Irish and Fíor-Ghael: studies in the idea of Irish nationality, its development and literary expression prior to the nineteenth century (Critical Conditions: Field Day Essays, Cork University Press 1996).
- Jane H. Ohlmeyer 'The civil wars in Ireland'. In: John Philipps Kenyon; Jane H. Ohlmeyer (eds.), The civil wars: a military history of England, Scotland, and Ireland 16381660 (Oxford: Oxford University Press 1998) 73102.
- Micheál Ó Siochrú, Confederate Ireland 16421649: a constitutional and political analysis. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 1998.
- Jane H. Ohlmeyer (ed.). Political thought in seventeenth-century Ireland: kingdom or colony. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press in association with the Folger Institute, Washington, DC, 2000.
- Pádraig Lenihan, Confederate Catholics at War 164149, Cork: Cork University Press, 2001.
- Michelle O'Riordan, Irish Bardic Poetry and Rhetorical Reality (Cork 2007).
The edition used in the digital edition
- Rudolf Thurneysen, La lamentation d'Irlande in Revue Celtique. Volume 14, Paris, Émile Bouillon (1893) page 153162
CELT: Corpus of Electronic Texts
Text has been proof-read twice.
The electronic text represents the edited text. The ae ligature (with or without fada) has been rendered ae; f with overdot dot has been rendered fh in the electronic text. In the English translation, wth was expanded in the electronic text.
There are no quotations.
There is no hyphenation.
div0=the group of poems; div1=the individual poem. Stanzas are marked lg; and metrical lines l. Line-breaks are marked lb.
Names are not tagged, nor are terms for cultural and social roles.
This text uses the DIV1 element to represent the poem.
Created: By an unknown Irish poet.
Date range: c. 1650 to 1659.
Use of language
Language: [GA] The first poem is in Classical Modern Irish, but the spelling is faulty.
Language: [EN] The first translation is in seventeenth-century English.
Language: [LA] The second translation is in Neolatin.
Language: [FR] Thurneysen's introduction and two footnotes are in French.