Carey, John





2015
Bibliography

Carey, John, “H and his world”, in: Ó hUiginn, Ruairí (ed.), Lebor na hUidre, Codices Hibernenses Eximii 1, Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 2015. 101–113.

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“H and his world”
Work
Ruairí Ó hUiginn (ed.), Lebor na hUidre (2015)
Pages
101–113
Year
2015
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History, society and culture
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Anonymous [LU scribe H]Anonymous ... LU scribe H (s. xii) – Anonymous scribe, usually known simply as H or the Interpolator, who significantly annotated, revised and interpolated parts of the Lebor na hUidre (RIA MS 23 E 25) and sometimes intercalated leaves to add material. The modern name H stands for ‘Homilist’, which stems from the fact that he added two homilies, Scéla laí brátha and Scéla na hEsérgi. His identity, background and precise floruit remain uncertain.
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