Chronicon Scotorum‘The chronicle of the Irish’

  • Old Irish, Middle Irish, Latin
  • prose
  • Irish annals, Irish annals
  • Old Irish Middle Irish Latin
prose (primary)
verse (secondary)
Associated items


Irish annals


Primary sources Text editions and/or modern translations – in whole or in part – along with publications containing additions and corrections, if known. Diplomatic editions, facsimiles and digital image reproductions of the manuscripts are not always listed here but may be found in entries for the relevant manuscripts. For historical purposes, early editions, transcriptions and translations are not excluded, even if their reliability does not meet modern standards.

[ed.] [tr.] Mac Niocaill, Gearóid [ed. and tr.], and William M. Hennessy [tr.], “Chronicon Scotorum” [2003], CELT: Corpus of Electronic Texts, Online: University College Cork. URL: <http://www.ucc.ie/celt/published/G100016 http://www.ucc.ie/celt/published/T100016>.
[ed.] [tr.] Hennessy, William M. [ed. and tr.], Chronicum Scotorum: a chronicle of Irish affairs from the earliest times to A.D. 1135: with a supplement containing the events from 1141 to 1150, London: Longmans, 1866.
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