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

Browse category: Irish exemplar

36 manuscripts.

City Library Shelfmark/section Contents Script Dating Origin Provenance
BambergStaatsbibliothekClass.31 (E.III.22)Dares; Rufius Festus, Breviarium; FlorusCaroline minusculeIX/X or X inprob. Italy
BaselUniversitätsbibliothekF III 15lIsidorus, Differentiae; Gennadius, De Ecclesiasticis DogmatibusAnglo-Saxon minusculeVIIIAnglo-Saxon centre, prob. on ContinentFulda
BerlinStaatsbibliothek Preussischer KulturbesitzMs. Theol. Lat. Fol. 364 (Rose 791)Passiones et Vitae SanctorumIX 3/4prob. N. FranceWerden
BeuronBibliothek der Benediktiner-ErzabteiFragm. 41Abbreviatio Moralium Gregorii MagniCaroline minusculeIX 3/3prob. Reichenau
FlorenceBiblioteca Medicea LaurenzianaPlut. 29.24Bede, De temporibus, De natura rerum, etc.Caroline minusculeIX²E France (Verdun?)Verdun
HerefordCathedral LibraryO.III.2Jerome, De viris illustribus; Decretum Gelasianum; Gennadius, De viris illustribus; Isidore, De viris illustribus; Augustine Retractationes; Cassiodorus, Institutiones (book 1); Isidore, Prohemia, extracts from De ecclesiasticis officiis, De ortu et obitu sanctorum patrum, AllegoriaeCaroline minusculeIX 3/4France?Canterbury (c. 1100)
KarlsruheBadische LandesbibliothekAug. perg. 135 (ff 1–105)Bede, Super Actus apostolorum expositio; Glossae in partem Veteris TestamentiCaroline minusculeIX 2/3prob. Reichenau
KarlsruheBadische LandesbibliothekAug. perg. 141 (ff 1–26)Explanatio brevis in epistulas Pauli (Rm, Phil, Col, I Th)Caroline minusculeIX 3/3SW Germany (prob. Reichenau)
LaonBibliothèque municipale50Lathcen, Ecloga Gregorii Moralium in IobEarly Caroline minusculeVIII–IXN France
LaonBibliothèque municipale468 (ff 1–61)Commentarii in Vergilium, Sedulium artesque liberalesCaroline minusculeIX 3/4Laon
LeidenUniversiteitsbibliotheekBPL 67D [palimpsest new]Epitome Libri Glossarum, etc.Caroline minusculeIX 3/4prob. France (Irish scribe)
LondonBritish LibraryCotton MS Nero A.II (ff 14–45)Theologica et Ascetica Varia. Cursus ScottorumPre-Caroline minusculeVIII–IXUncertain (Verona?)
MilanBiblioteca AmbrosianaC 243 inf.Glossarium alphabeticum magnumCaroline minusculeIX 3/3Bobbio
MontecassinoArchivio dell'Abbazia320 (pp 5–398)Isidore, EtymologiaeIX/X or IX inItaly?
MunichBayerische StaatsbibliothekClm 5447 (flyleaves)Computus HibernensisEarly Caroline minusculeVIII exSalzburg
MunichBayerische StaatsbibliothekClm 6235Anonymi Scoti Commentarius in epistulas Pauli; Pseudo-Hieronymus, In IV evangeliaIX 3/4N. Italy (Bobbio?)Freising
MunichBayerische StaatsbibliothekClm 6398Priscian, Institutiones grammaticaeIX medFreising
MunichBayerische StaatsbibliothekClm 6411Euthyches, Ars de verbo; Isidore, Etymologiae (excerpts); etc.IX 1/4Bavaria
MunichBayerische StaatsbibliothekClm 6434 (ff 1–40)Arnobius Iunior, Interpretatio Evangeliorum (incompl.); Hieronymus, Epistulae (Ad Nepotianum, Ad Paulinum)Early Caroline minusculeVIII exFreising
MunichBayerische StaatsbibliothekClm 6434 (ff 41–422)Collectio Canonum Hibernensis (fragm.); Audax. Early Caroline minusculeVIII exFreising
MunichBayerische StaatsbibliothekClm 14420 (ff 1–20)Beda, De arte metrica, etc.Caroline minusculeIX²Germany?
MunichBayerische StaatsbibliothekClm 14497Excerpta ex Isidoro, etc.Caroline minusculec. 800S Germany
MunichBayerische StaatsbibliothekClm 14715 (ff 1–56)Eclogae tractatorum in psalteriumCaroline minusculeIX²S Germany
MunichBayerische StaatsbibliothekClm 14846Erchanbertus, Commentarius in Donatum; Sortilegia CelticaIX ex/X inLake Constance area?Regensberg
MunichBayerische StaatsbibliothekClm 29270/1 [palimpsest new]
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Maximus Victorinus, De ratione metrorum; Metrorius, De finalibus syllabis VIII–IXSalzburgMinuscule
MunichBayerische StaatsbibliothekClm 29280/5 + Clm 18119Commentum (Scoti cuiusdam?) in MatthaeumIX medSalzburg
St GallStiftsbibliothek1346Columbanus, Instructiones, EpistulaeModern handc. 1611St Gall
ViennaÖsterreichische NationalbibliothekLat. 366Orosius, Historia Adversus PaganosCaroline minusculeVIII exSalzburg
ViennaÖsterreichische NationalbibliothekLat. 522Miscellanea; Versus Salisburgenses; Bede, De natura rerum; etc.Caroline minusculeIX med (time of Bishop Liuphram)Salzburg
ViennaÖsterreichische NationalbibliothekLat. 740Sedulius Scottus, Commentarius in Matthaeum; Excerpta variaCaroline minusculeIX 3/4prob. E France
ViennaÖsterreichische NationalbibliothekLat. 921Lathcen, Ecloga ex Gregorii Magni Moralibus in IobCaroline minusculeIX med (time of Bishop Liuphram)Salzburg
ViennaÖsterreichische NationalbibliothekLat. 997Anonymi Scoti Commentarii in evangelia Lucae et Iohannis; Jerome, Interpretationes; etc.Caroline minusculeIX inSalzburg
ViennaÖsterreichische NationalbibliothekLat. 1003Excerptiones super Ezechielem; etc.Caroline minusculeIX med (time of Bishop Liuphram)Salzburg
ViennaÖsterreichische NationalbibliothekLat. 2195 (ff 2–46)Poenitentiale "Discipulus Umbrensium", etc.Caroline minusculeVIII exSalzburg
ViennaÖsterreichische NationalbibliothekLat. 2233Poenitentiale Vindobonense (Poen. Ps.-Cummeani; Poen. Vinniani)Caroline minusculeVIII exSalzburg
ViennaÖsterreichische NationalbibliothekLat. 15269 + Lat. Ser. nov. 37Gregorius Turonensis, De Cursu Stellarum; Macrobius, Saturnalia (1); Solinus, Opus Incertum?Caroline minusculeVIII exSalzburg

Manuscript dates (approx.) for this list

50060070080090010000510152011 MSS1 MSS10 MSS6 MSS7 MSS

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Origin: Ireland Origin: Insular, poss. Ireland (Origin: Continent)
Irish script Irish exemplar Known Irish scribe
Insular script, poss. Irish Insular exemplar, poss. Irish
Hiberno-Latin text Irish-language content
Pádraic Moran, MIrA: Manuscripts with Irish Associations, draft version (2021) <mira.ie/index.php?cat=ex-ire> [accessed 25 October 2021]