Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Rawlinson B 506/ff. 1-16a

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Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Rawlinson B 506

ff. 1-16a

Irish genealogical tracts and a copy of the Dinnshenchas Érenn


Irish manuscripts
web page identifiers

page name: Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Rawlinson B 506/ff. 1-16a
page url: http://www.vanhamel.nl/codecs/Oxford,_Bodleian_Library,_MS_Rawlinson_B_506/ff._1-16a
page ID: 32660
page ID tracker: http://www.vanhamel.nl/codecs/Show:ID?id=32660

Part of
The head manuscript in which the present part is found.
Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Rawlinson B 506 [s. xiv + s. xvii]
Date s. xiv (+ xvii) 14th century, except for 16ar, which is a later addition, “probably early 17th century”.
Scribes, hands
Hands indexed:
Hand 1 (ff. 1r–10v) Seáan Ó Cianáin, who wrote for Ághamh Ó Cianáin and was responsible for the genealogical section on ff. 1r–10v. Ó Cianáin (Seáan)
Hand 2 (ff. 11r–15v) Anonymous scribe responsible for the copy of Dinnshenchas Érenn (ff. 11r–15v). Anonymous ... Rawl. B 506 (ff. 11r-15v)
Hand 3 (f. 16ar) A late scribe (f. 16ar), “probably early 17th century” (Ó Cuív). Anonymous ... Rawl. B 506 (f. 16ar)

Patron Ádhamh Ó Cianáin
Codicological description
Codicological unit. Indicates whether the entry describes a single leaf, a distinct or composite manuscript, etc.
distinct manuscript
Material vellum
Palaeographical description
none available as yet
Language Irish language

The list below has been collated from the table of contents (if available on this page)
Progress in this area is being made piecemeal. Full and partial tables of contents are available for a small number of manuscripts.
and incoming annotations concerning individual texts (again, if available).
Whenever catalogue entries about texts are annotated with information about particular manuscript witnesses, these manuscripts can be queried for the texts that are linked to them.
ff. 11ra (line 1)–15vb (line 24)  
Parts of the prose and Temair V.
ff. 11ra (line 1)–15vb (line 24)  
Parts of the prose and Temair V.
f. 11ra (lines 1-17)  
f. 11  
f. 15a  
Follows the prose section.
f. 11v  
§ 1 and a concluding quatrain beginning ‘IN chetbean luid i n-uaigh uair’
Prose on Túag Inbir.

  • Sources

Primary sources
This section typically includes references to diplomatic editions, facsimiles and photographic reproductions, notably digital image archives, of at least a major portion of the manuscript. For editions of individual texts, see their separate entries.

[dig. img.] [Oxford Digital Library], Early manuscripts at Oxford University, Online: University of Oxford. URL: <http://image.ox.ac.uk>.
[ed.] Meyer, Kuno (ed.), “Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften: Schreibersnotizen aus Rawl. B. 506”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 12 (1918): 358.
Scribal notes.

Secondary sources

Ó Cuív, Brian, Catalogue of Irish language manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford and Oxford college libraries. Part 1: Descriptions, Dublin: School of Celtic Studies, DIAS, 2001.

Queried results

if available
Stokes, Whitley (ed. and tr.), “The Bodleian dinnshenchas”, Folk-Lore 3 (1892): 467–516.
TLH – edition: <link> TLH – translation: <link> Internet Archive: <link>

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