Manuscripts

Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales, Peniarth MS 29

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Black Book of Chirk (Llyfr Du o'r Waun)
  • xiiimed
  • Welsh manuscripts
  • vellum
Identifiers
Location
Collection: Peniarth
Shelfmark
29
Title
Black Book of Chirk (Llyfr Du o'r Waun)
Provenance and related aspects
Date
xiiimed
middle of the 13th century
Hands, scribes
Codicological information
Material
vellum
Dimensions
18.1 cm × 12.6 cm
Foliation / Pagination
66 ff. (iv + 62).
Binding
Rebound.
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 for 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.

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.] National Library of Wales, National Library of Wales: Digital gallery, Online: NLW. URL: <https://www.llyfrgell.cymru/darganfod/oriel-ddigidol/llawysgrifau/>. 
Previously Digital Mirror / Drych Digidol, the digital library of the National Library of Wales gives access to digitised manuscripts, printed works, archival materials and other media.
[facs. ed.] Evans, J. Gwenogvryn, Facsimile of the Chirk codex of the Welsh laws, Llanbedrog, 1909.
Objects.library.uu.nl: <link>

Secondary sources (select)

Huws, Daniel, Medieval Welsh manuscripts, Cardiff and Aberystwyth: University of Wales Press, 2000.
Lewis, Timothy, “Copy of the Black Book of Chirk Peniarth: Ms. 29 National Library of Wales Aberwystwyth”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 20 (1936): 30–96.

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Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen