Nagy (Joseph Falaky): Psalm as praise poem in medieval Celtic traditions.
In The place of the Psalms in the intellectual culture of the middle ages (1999), pp. 25–42.
Explains Colum Cille’s use of the example of the Psalms in his defense of poetry, as seen in the poem Mo-chean duit a Colaim caidh (as ed. by Brian Ó Cuív in Éigse 12, 1967/68, pp. 165-172), by means of the analogy between the purchase of poems from a poet by a patron and that of the Psalms from David by God.



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