Manuscripts

Copenhagen, Det Kongelige Bibliotek, MS NKS 268b

Duanaire Mhéig Uidhir
  • Irish language
  • s. xvi2 / s. xviii
  • Irish manuscripts
  • vellum + paper
Duanaire (poem-boek) commissioned by Cú Chonnacht Mág Uidhir, lord of Fermanagh (1566-1589).
Identifiers
Location
Collection: Den nye kongelige samling
Shelfmark
268b
Title
Duanaire Mhéig Uidhir
Type
duanairí
Provenance and related aspects
Language
Irish language;
Date
s. xvi2 / s. xviii
16th century, with 18th-century additions
Origin, provenance
Ireland
Hands, scribes
Patron
Cú Chonnacht Mág UidhirMág Uidhir (Cú Chonnacht) (?-1589) – lord of Fermanagh (1566-1589); dedicatee of a poem-boek (Copenhagen, Det Kongelige Bibliotek, MS NKS 268b).
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Codicological information
Material
vellum + paper
Dimensions
30 cm × 20 cm
Foliation / Pagination
41 ff (1-20 + 21-41)

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.

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.] Det Kongelige Bibliotek website, Online: Det Kongelige Bibliotek. URL: <http://www.kb.dk>.
Digital images direct link
[ed.] Greene, David, Duanaire Mhéig Uidhir: the poembook of Cú Chonnacht Mág Uidhir, lord of Fermanagh 1566–1589, edited from the Copenhagen manuscript, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1972.
Edition

Secondary sources (select)

Stern, Ludwig Christian, “Ueber eine Sammlung irischer Gedichte in Kopenhagen”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 2 (1899): 323–372.
Journal volume:  Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
Contributors
User:CA ,Dennis Groenewegen
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