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

Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Pal. Lat. 68

Origin: Insular, poss. Ireland Hiberno-Latin text Irish-language content

Identifiers

CountryVatican City
CityVatican City
LibraryBiblioteca Apostolica Vaticana
ShelfmarkPal. Lat. 68 [images]

Description

ContentsGlossa in Psalmos (39–151)
ScriptAnglo-Saxon minuscule

History

DatingVIII (701–800)
OriginEngland? (poss. Ireland?)
ProvenanceGermany, prob. Lorsch

References

CLA/ELMSS1.78
Foundations project[external link, with image]
Thesaurus Pal.1.3
Bronner, Verzeichnispp 6–7

Notes

Old Irish glosses. CLA: Scribe Edilberict, son of Berictfrid (f. 46); "script and decoratiion point to Ireland". See Psalter of Caimín (Dublin, UCD, Franciscan A 1, late 11th cent.), where most of the glosses correspond verbatim.

Manuscript images

Library location

Pádraic Moran, MIrA: Manuscripts with Irish Associations, draft version (2021) <mira.ie/222> [accessed 6 December 2021]