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

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19 manuscripts.

City Library Shelfmark/section Contents Script Dating Origin Provenance
Cambridge, Mass.Harvard University, Houghton LibraryTyp. 620 (Rosenthal fragment)Testamentum Novum, Evangelia (Vetus Latina, Lc 16.27–17.26)Irish majusculeVIII²Ireland
CologneHistorisches ArchivGB Kasten B 148 + 148aCaesarius Arelatensis, Homiliae (94, 102, fragm.)Irish majusculeVII–VIIIIreland (or Bobbio?)
KarlsruheBadische LandesbibliothekFragm. Aug. 18 [palimpsest old]Sacramentarium (Antiphonarium)Compressed Irish majusculeVIIIIrelandReichenau
KarlsruheBadische LandesbibliothekFragm. Aug. 19OrationesIrish majusculeVIIIIreland or Irish centreReichenau
KarlsruheBadische LandesbibliothekFragm. Aug. 107Figurae ad Chronologiam Spectantes, etc.Insular (Irish?) minusculeVIII exPoss. Insular centre on ContinentReichenau
KuesHospitalbibliothek171 (formerly binding)Iuvencus, Evangeliorum Libri Quattuor (2.289–344, 562–616)Insular majusculeVII exIreland (poss. Northumbria)
MilanBiblioteca AmbrosianaL 22 sup. (ff 146, 147)
+ 2 other units
Computus; CalculusIrish minusculeVIII–IX vel IX¹IrelandBobbio
MunichBayerische StaatsbibliothekClm 29300/2Sacramentarium Celticum: Officium MortuorumIrish majusculeVIIIIrelandSt Emmeram, Ratisbon
NaplesBiblioteca NazionaleLat. 2 (ff 112–139)
+ 2 other units
Claudius Sacerdos, Artes Grammaticae; Probus, De CatholicisQuarter-UnialVItaly; additions in Bobbio
St GallStiftsbibliothek1394 (pp 95–98)Sacramentarium Celticum (fragm.)Irish majuscule and Irish minusculeVIII–IXIreland
St GallStiftsbibliothek1394 (pp 101–104)Testamentum Novum, Evangelia (Vulgata, Lc 1.12–32, 2.43–3.9)Irish majusculeVIIIIreland
St GallStiftsbibliothek1395 (pp 430–433)Missa pro Defunctis (fragm.)Irish minusculeVIIIIreland
St GallStiftsbibliothek1399 a 1Isidorus, Etymologiae (11.1.43–46, 51–53)Irish cursive minusculeVIIIrish centre (poss. Bobbio)
TurinBiblioteca NazionaleF.IV.14 (binding) [palimpsest old] + F.IV.16 (binding) [palimpsest old] + F.VI.2 Fasc. 8 [palimpsest old] + G.V.2 (ff 139, 167–170) [palimpsest old] + O.IV.20 [palimpsest old]Testamentum Novum, Evangelia (Mt, Mc, Lc, Io) (fragm.)Irish majusculeVIIIIreland
Vatican CityBiblioteca Apostolica VaticanaLat. 13501/XXIV (ff 44–45)Fragment on month namesIrish minusculeIXNE France (Soissons?)? Ireland?
ViennaÖsterreichische NationalbibliothekLat. 15269 + Lat. Ser. nov. 37Gregorius Turonensis, De Cursu Stellarum; Macrobius, Saturnalia (1); Solinus, Opus Incertum?Caroline minusculeVIII exSalzburg
WrocławUniversity Library RehdigeranusRehdigeranus 1 (fol. 120 d)Hieronymus, Chronicon (fragm.)UncialVItaly (centre with Irish connections)
WürzburgUniversitätsbibliothekM.p.th.f.1 + M.p.th.f.18 + M.p.j.f.7 + M.p.j.f.5 + M.p.th.f.78 [binding]Grammatica (fragm.)Irish minusculeVIII ex(Ireland?)
WürzburgUniversitätsbibliothekM.p.th.f.183 (flyleaf)Beda, De Ratione Temporum (praefatio, capitula)Irish majuscule verging on minusculeVIII²Ireland

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500600700800900100002468105 MSS1 MSS6 MSS2 MSS2 MSS1 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?search=binding> [accessed 25 October 2021]