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1698. Sgeal do sgapas fan mBanbha mbraenaigh $
Length: middling 80 ll. = 20qq
Certainty: 5
Period:
  1. 17th early
Areas:
  1. Munster
Classes:
  1. elegy mp [al. do sgaoil]
Manuscripts:
  1. RIA 236 (B/vi/1) D. O Duibhgeannain 1671-
  2. RIA 672 (23/C/21) E. Caomhanach 1816-
Prints:
  1. ?
Motifs:
  1. poet receiving news
  2. envoi in mem Nicholas White, William Tyrrell
  3. personal appearance
  4. character
  5. ancestry
  6. poet’s blessing
  7. cooperation of Irish & English
  8. withering landscape on ruler’s death
  9. general grief
  10. symptoms of grief (bualadh bos)
  11. poet’s own mourning
  12. classical allusions (Mercury, Mars, Venus)
Poet Christian Names:
  1. Risteard (RIA 672)
  2. Seathrun (RIA 236)
Poet Surnames:
  1. Ceitinn
  2. Huisg
Patron Christian Names:
  1. Seaan
Patron Surnames:
  1. (? MacGearailt) cname only
Meter Vars:
  1. Amhran
Poem:
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