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

Bern, Burgerbibliothek, 363

(Origin: Continent) Irish-language content

Identifiers

CountrySwitzerland
CityBern
LibraryBurgerbibliothek
Shelfmark363

Description

ContentsDioscorides; Servius (Ecl., Geo., Aen to 7.16); Chirius Fortunatus; Augustine on dialectic and rhetoric; Horace (Odes, Epodes, Carmen Saeculare, Ars Poetica, Satires to 3.134); extracts from Ovid, Metamorphoses; Bede, History; Priscian, De laude Anastasii imperatoris; poems
ScriptIrish minuscule

History

DatingIX med (840–860)
OriginN. Italy (Milan?)? Strasbourg? St Gall?

References

Bischoff, Katalog585
Thesaurus Pal.2.235
Bronner, Verzeichnisp. 3

Notes

Old Irish glosses. Written by Caunchobrach, Fergus, Domhnach and Suadbar; dedicated to Colgu. Several other Irish names in margins.

Library location

Pádraic Moran, MIrA: Manuscripts with Irish Associations, draft version (2021) <mira.ie/176> [accessed 6 December 2021]