Manuscripts

Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 H 5

  • Irish language
  • 1839
  • Irish manuscripts
  • paper
Facsimile transcript of the Book of Lismore produced by Eugene O'Curry for the Royal Irish Academy, with the assistance of John O'Donovan.
Identifiers
Shelfmark
23 H 5
Classification
Cat. no. 477
Provenance and related aspects
Language
Irish language
Date
1839
1839
Hands, scribes
Eugene O'CurryO'Curry (Eugene) / Ó Comhraí (Eoghan) (b. 1794–d. 1862) – Irish scholar
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Codicological information
Material
paper

Sources

Secondary sources (select)

Ó Cuív, Brian, “Observations on the Book of Lismore”, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 83 C (1983): 269–292.
Jstor: <link>
Mulchrone, Kathleen, Thomas F. O'Rahilly, Elizabeth Fitzpatrick, and A. I. Pearson (eds.), Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the Royal Irish Academy, 8 vols, Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 1926–1970.
1273–1278
O'Curry, Eugene, Lectures on the manuscript materials of ancient Irish history, delivered at the Catholic University of Ireland during the sessions of 1855 and 1856, Dublin, 1861.
Internet Archive: <link>, <link> Internet Archive – Originally from Google Books: <link>, <link>, <link> Internet Archive – multiple copies: <link>
196–200 O'Curry writes about his own experiences when he encountered parts of the Book of Lismore and produced his transcript. Some of his claims were critically assessed by Ó Cuív (1983). direct link
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