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Poem beginning 'An Caolas ad Odrum' and accompanying note, June 1887

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/220

Scope and Contents

Poem beginning 'An Caolas ad Odrum, Far an caidil na roin' and accompanying note, which states that Caolas Odrum 'between the isle of Heisgeir and the isle of Sheilley, North Uist' [Theisgeir/Heisker and Siolaigh/Shillay, Uibhist a Tuath]. Carmichael also notes that 'Shielly' comes from 'Seal (roin) + ay' and 'Heisgeir from h-aoi isthmus and ey - an isle'.

Dates

  • June 1887

Language of Materials

English Gaelic

Conditions Governing Access

This material is unrestricted.

Extent

From the Series: 53 folios ; 17.2 x 10.5 cm

Physical Location

5.07

Physical Location

folio 42v, line 7 to folio 42v, line 16

Related Materials

Coll-97/CW380/1 p15

Bibliography

MacLeĆ²id, Coinneach, 'Duatharachd na Mara', The Celtic Review, vol. VI (1910), pp. 246-247

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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