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

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39 manuscripts.

City Library Shelfmark/section Contents Script Dating Origin Provenance
BambergStaatsbibliothekPatr.46 (Q.VI.32) (ff 22–45)Candidus Arrianus; Marius Victorinus; etc.Caroline minusculeIX 3/3Reims/circle of Eriugena
BambergStaatsbibliothekPh.2(1) (HJ.IV.5)Eriugena, Peri physeon (lib. 1–3)Caroline minuscule (Soissons style)IX 3/4Circle of Eriugena
BerlinStaatsbibliothek Preussischer KulturbesitzPhillipps 1830 (Rose 129)
+ 1 other unit
Dionysius Exiguus, Cyclus decennovennalis (MS 1830); Beda, De natura rerum; etc. (MS 1832)Caroline minusculeIX 3/3Reims (or Lyon?)
KarlsruheBadische LandesbibliothekFragm. Aug. 18 [palimpsest old]Sacramentarium (Antiphonarium)Compressed Irish majusculeVIIIIrelandReichenau
LaonBibliothèque municipale24Hieronymus, Liber interpretationis Hebraicorum nominumCaroline minusculeIX 2/3prob. NE France
LaonBibliothèque municipale37Haimo Autisiodorensis, Commentarius in IsaiamCaroline minusculeIX 3/4Soissons
LaonBibliothèque municipale38Hieronymus, Commentarii in Prophetas minores (Ioel, Mi, Na, Hab)Caroline minusculeIX 2/4prob. N FranceLaon
LaonBibliothèque municipale50Lathcen, Ecloga Gregorii Moralium in IobEarly Caroline minusculeVIII–IXN France
LaonBibliothèque municipale55 [incl. frag.]Bede, Commentarius in Parabolas Salomonis + (frag.) Augustine, De quantitate animaeIX 2/3Ireland (?); circle of Eriugena
LaonBibliothèque municipale67Paschasius Radbertus, Commentarius in evangelium MatthaeiCaroline minusculeIX 3/4Corbie
LaonBibliothèque municipale80Commentarius in evangelium IohannisCaroline minusculeIX medSaint-Amand
LaonBibliothèque municipale81Eriugena, Commentarius in evangelium IohannisCaroline minusculeIX 3/4Circle of Eriugena
LaonBibliothèque municipale86Augustinus, In Johannis epistulam ad Parthos tractatus XCaroline minusculeIX 3/3prob. Lyon
LaonBibliothèque municipale92 (ff 1–164)Beda, In Marci evangelium expositio, De locis sanctis; Adamnanus, De locis sanctisCaroline minusculeIXReims circleLaon
LaonBibliothèque municipale265Gesta Salvatoris; Pseudo-Augustinus, De fide s. trinitatis; etc.; Fulgentius, De trinitate; Homiliae; etc.Caroline minusculeIX 1/3 & 2/3Saint-Amand & NE FranceLaon
LaonBibliothèque municipale273Poetae christiani (Alcimus Avitus, etc.); Wigbodus, De Octateucho.Caroline minusculeIX 3/4prob. NE FranceLaon
LaonBibliothèque municipale298Origenes, Homiliae in librum NumerorumCaroline minusculeIX 1/3Saint-AmandLaon
LaonBibliothèque municipale299 (ff 2–137)Origenes, Homiliae in libros Regum, Isaie, Hieremiae, HiezechielisCaroline minusculeIX 1/4Saint-AmandLaon
LaonBibliothèque municipale319Taio, SententiaeCaroline minusculeIX 1/4Saint-AmandLaon
LaonBibliothèque municipale336Regula canonicorum concilii Aquisgranensis A.D. 816; etc.Caroline minusculeIX 3/4NE France?
LaonBibliothèque municipale420Marcellus Empiricus; Pseudo-Hippocrates; etc.Caroline minusculeIX 1/4 or 2/4NE France (near Saint-Amand)
LaonBibliothèque municipale424 (ff 1–186)Oribasius, Euporista (lib. 2, 3), SynopsisCaroline minusculeIX 2/4France? N Italy?
LaonBibliothèque municipale444Glossary, grammatica, poetryIX 3/4Laon
LaonBibliothèque municipale447Isidore, EtymologiaeIX 2/4MainzLaon
LaonBibliothèque municipale464Aldhelmus, De metrisCaroline minusculeIX 2/3NE FranceLaon
LaonBibliothèque municipale468 (ff 1–61)Commentarii in Vergilium, Sedulium artesque liberalesCaroline minusculeIX 3/4Laon
LaonBibliothèque municipale469Venantius FortunatusCaroline minusculeIX 2/4NE FranceLaon
LeidenUniversiteitsbibliotheekBPL 67 (Leiden Priscian)Priscian, Periegesis, Ars grammatica (Institutiones grammaticae), Institutio de Nomine, pronomine et verboIrish minuscule838FranceEgmond
LeidenUniversiteitsbibliotheekBPL 88 (ff 168–181)Martianus Capella (lib. 9)IX 3/4Reims area
LeidenUniversiteitsbibliotheekVoss. Lat. F. 30 (Codex Oblongus)LucretiusCaroline minusculeIX 1–2/4NW Germany?Mainz
MilanBiblioteca AmbrosianaC 74 sup.Venantius Forunatus; Arator; Paulinus Nolanus, etc.Caroline minusculec. 825Paris area (written for Dúngal)
MilanBiblioteca AmbrosianaC 301 inf. (Milan glosses)Theodorus Mopsuestenus, Commentarii in PsalmosIrish minusculeVIII–IXIreland (Bangor? Leinster?)Bobbio
MilanBiblioteca AmbrosianaD 36 sup.Prudentius, CarminaUncialVIItaly
MunichBayerische StaatsbibliothekClm 14171Augustinus, Sermones de verbis domini et apostoliCaroline minusculeIX 3/4Soissons
ParisBibliothèque Mazarine561 (1025)
+ 1 other unit
Maximus Confessor, Ambigua Iohanne Scoto interpreteCaroline minusculeIX 3/4Circle of Eriugena (Soissons)
ParisBibliothèque de l’Arsenal8407Sedulii Scotti Psalterium Graecum; Cantica, etc.Irish minusculeIX 3/4Irish centre on ContinentVerdun
ParisBibliothèque nationale de FranceLat. 2024Pseudo-Augustinus; Isidorus; Hrabanus Maurus; Martinus Dumiensis; Fulgentius Ferrandus; Ambrosius Autpertus; Alcuinuspost 875NE France (Laon?)
ParisBibliothèque nationale de FranceLat. 12964Eriugena, Peri physeonCaroline minusculeIX 3/4NE France (Arras?)
ReimsAbbey of Saint-Remi875Eriugena, De divisione naturaeIXReims

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5006007008009001000051015209 MSS19 MSS1 MSS9 MSS1 MSS

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Origin: Ireland Origin: Insular, poss. Ireland (Origin: Continent)
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Insular script, poss. Irish Insular exemplar, poss. Irish
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