58 ff.
Manuscripts

Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 12 R 33

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The Cathach of St Columba
  • Latin
  • s. vi/vii
  • Irish manuscripts
  • vellum
Identifiers
Shelfmark
12 R 33
Title
The Cathach of St Columba
Type
psalters
Psalter
Provenance and related aspects
Language
Latin
Date
s. vi/vii
Late 6th or early 7th century.
Origin, provenance
Origin: Ireland
Ireland
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Hands, scribes
Codicological information
State of existence
fragmentary
Material
vellum
Dimensions
12 cm × 19 cm
Foliation
58 ff.
Palaeographical information
Script
Insular half-uncial

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.] “Royal Irish Academy”, Ó Macháin, Pádraig (director), Irish Script on Screen (ISOS) – Meamrám Páipéar Ríomhaire, Online: School of Celtic Studies, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies. URL: <https://www.isos.dias.ie/libraries/RIA/english/index.html>.
[dig. img.] Herity, Michael, and Aidan Breen, The Cathach of Colum Cille: an introduction, Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 2002. vii + 75 pp. + CD-ROM.
incl. digital surrogate available on CD-ROM.
[ed.] Lawlor, H. J. [ed.], “The Cathach of St Columba”, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 33 C (1916): 241–443.
Internet Archive: <link>

Secondary sources (select)

O'Neill, Timothy, “Quills, inks and vellums”, in: Cunningham, Bernadette, Siobhán Fitzpatrick [eds.], and Petra Schnabel [picture ed.], Treasures of the Royal Irish Academy Library, Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 2009. 45–49.
Ó Cróinín, Dáibhí, “The Cathach and Domnach Airgid”, in: Cunningham, Bernadette, Siobhán Fitzpatrick [eds.], and Petra Schnabel [picture ed.], Treasures of the Royal Irish Academy Library, Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 2009. 1–8.
McNamara, Martin, and Maurice Sheehy [appendices], “Psalter text and Psalter study in the early Irish Church (A.D. 600-1200)” [1973], in: McNamara, Martin, The Psalms in the early Irish Church, Journal for the Study of the Old Testament, Supplement Series 165, Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 2000. 19–142.
28–31
McNamara, Martin, “Psalter text and Psalter study in the early Irish Church (A.D. 600–1200)”, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 73 C (1973): 201–298.
264–269
Alexander, Jonathan J. G., A survey of manuscripts illuminated in the British Isles, vol. 1: Insular manuscripts, 6th-9th century, London: Miller, 1978.
28–29.
Lowe, E. A., Codices Latini antiquiores: a palaeographical guide to Latin manuscripts prior to the ninth century. Part 2: Great Britain and Ireland, Codices Latini Antiquiores 2, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1935.
no. 266 [id. 266.]
Esposito, Mario, “The Cathach of St Columba”, County Louth Archaeological and Historical Journal 4:1 (1916–1920): 80–83.

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Contributors
C. A.,Dennis Groenewegen