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

Browse category: Origin: Insular, poss. Ireland

12 manuscripts.

City Library Shelfmark/section Contents Script Dating Origin Provenance
DublinTrinity College57 (A.IV.5) (Book of Durrow)Testamentum Novum, Evangelia (Mt, Mc, Lc, Io)Insular majusculeVII²Northumbria (Irish tradition)Durrow, Offaly
DublinTrinity College58 (A.I.6) (Book of Kells)Testamentum Novum, Evangelia (Mt, Mc, Lc, Io)Irish majusculeVIII²Northumbrian tradition
DurhamCathedral LibraryA.II.10 (ff 2–5, 338, 339)
+ 2 other units
Testamentum Novum, Evangelia (Mt 14–18, 22–25, 27–28; Mc 1–6, 8–14)Insular majusculeVII medNorthumbria (Irish tradition)
DurhamCathedral LibraryA.II.16 (ff 24–33, 87–101)Testamentum Novum, Evangelia (Mt 23.3–28.14, Lc 16.15–24)Insular majusculeVIIINorthumbria (Irish tradition)
DurhamCathedral LibraryA.II.17 (ff 2-102) (Durham Gospels)
+ 1 other unit
Testamentum Novum, Evangelia (Mt 25.35–fin., Mc, Lc 1–8, 12–22, Io 1–29)Insular majusculeVIIINorthumbria (Irish tradition) or Ireland
KuesHospitalbibliothek171 (formerly binding)Iuvencus, Evangeliorum Libri Quattuor (2.289–344, 562–616)Insular majusculeVII exIreland (poss. Northumbria)
LichfieldCathedral libraryI (St Chad Gospels (L))Testamentum Novum, Evangelia (Mt, Mc, Lc 1–3.9)Insular majusculeVIII¹Wales (Irish tradition)
ParisBibliothèque nationale de FranceLat. 9488 (ff 3–4)Sacramentarium (fragm.)Insular majusculeVIIIIreland or N England
ParisBibliothèque nationale de FranceLat. 10399 (ff 35–36) + Lat. 9528 (fol. 201)Computistica (Dionysius Exiguus, Tabula Paschalis; Anatolius, Canon Paschalis); Augustinus, De Genesi ad Literam (2.14); Gaudentius, Tractatus I in ExodumMixed Anglo-Saxon majuscule and minusculeVIIIEngland? Ireland? Echternach?
Saint-OmerBibliothèque municipale342 bis (fol. B)Glossae super AmosInsular majuscule and Insular minusculeVII–VIIIIreland or WalesSt-Bertin
Vatican CityBiblioteca Apostolica VaticanaPal. Lat. 68Glossa in Psalmos (39–151)Anglo-Saxon minusculeVIIIEngland? (poss. Ireland?)Germany, prob. Lorsch
Vatican CityBiblioteca Apostolica VaticanaPal. Lat. 235 (ff 4–29)Paulinus Nolanus, CarminaInsular minusculeVIII exIreland or Northumbria

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50060070080090010000123452 MSS2 MSS1 MSS5 MSS2 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=or-ins> [accessed 25 October 2021]