Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS C ii 3

unit A, pp. 1-14
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Bardic syntactical tract
  • s. xvi
  • distinct manuscript
  • Irish manuscripts
  • vellum
16th-century Irish manuscript (7 ff) of a bardic syntactical tract.
Bardic syntactical tract
Provenance and related aspects
s. xvi
Hands, scribes
Codicological information
UnitCodicological unit. Indicates whether the entry describes a single leaf, a distinct or composite manuscript, etc.
distinct manuscript
11.25 ″ × 8.5 ″
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 for 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.


See also the parent manuscript for further references.

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.

[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: <>.
[dipl. ed.] McKenna, Lambert, Bardic syntactical tracts, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1944.
48–76 McKenna adopts the numbering of the photostats, pp. 7-18 + 21-22, corresponding to present pagination 1-12 + 13-14.
Dennis Groenewegen