Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS B ii 1

  • s. xiv-xv ?
  • Irish manuscripts
Collection: Stowe and Ashburnham
B ii 1
Cat. no. 1216
Astronomical tracts in Irish, translated from the Latin; medical tracts
Provenance and related aspects
s. xiv-xv ?
14th-15th centuries?
Hands, scribes
Codicological information

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.


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.

“Royal Irish Academy”, Ó Macháin, Pádraig (director), Irish Script on Screen – Meamrám Páipéar Ríomhaire, Online: School of Celtic Studies, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies. URL: <>.

Secondary sources (select)

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.
3261–3266 [id. 1216.]
Ó Concheanainn, Tomás, “The scribe of the Irish astronomical tract in RIA B ii 1”, Celtica 11 (1976): 158–167.
Dennis Groenewegen
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