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

Book of Armagh: Dublin, Trinity College, 52

Origin: Ireland Irish script Irish-language content

Identifiers

CountryIreland
CityDublin
LibraryTrinity College
Shelfmark52 [images]
MS nameBook of Armagh

Description

No. of folios215
Page height (mm)195
Page width (mm)145
ContentsMuirchú, Vita Sancti Patricii; Dicta Patricii; Tírechán, Collectanea de Vita S Patricii; Patricius, Confessio; Testamentum Novum Evangelia (Vetus Latina passim, Mt, Mc, Lc, Io); Sulpicius Severus, Vita S Martini, Dialogi de S Martino, Epistulae
ScriptIrish minuscule

History

DatingIX in (ca. 807) (807–815)
OriginIreland (Armagh)

References

CLA/ELMSS2.270
Thesaurus Pal.1.494–498, 2.238–243
Bronner, Verzeichnispp 11–13

Notes

Old Irish glosses.

Manuscript images

Library location

Pádraic Moran, MIrA: Manuscripts with Irish Associations, draft version (2021) <mira.ie/110> [accessed 6 December 2021]