A handlist of early medieval manuscripts (before c. AD 1000) relevant to the study of Irish book culture.

Laon, Bibliothèque municipale, 55 [incl. frag.]

Origin: Ireland (Origin: Continent) Irish-language content Known Irish scribe

Identifiers

CountryFrance
CityLaon
LibraryBibliothèque municipale
Shelfmark55 [incl. frag.]

Description

No. of folios2
Page height (mm)260
Page width (mm)152
ContentsBede, Commentarius in Parabolas Salomonis + (frag.) Augustine, De quantitate animae

History

DatingIX 2/3 (833–866)
OriginIreland (?); circle of Eriugena

References

Bischoff, Katalog2054
Thesaurus Pal.2, app. V
Bronner, Verzeichnispp 22–23

Notes

Old Irish glosses. Hand of i2 (assistant of Eriugena). Bischoff: Augustine prob. written in Ireland; rest by i2.

Library location

Pádraic Moran, MIrA: Manuscripts with Irish Associations, draft version (2021) <mira.ie/013> [accessed 6 December 2021]