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Manuscripts

Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1298

pp. 376-456
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  • Irish
  • s. xv
  • Irish manuscripts
  • vellum
Identifiers
Location
Part of
Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1298 (H 2. 7, 1298) [s. xv]
Type
manuscript miscellanies
Provenance and related aspects
Language
Irish
Date
s. xv
15th century
Origin, provenance
Aisling Byrne (2013) has argued that the inclusion of the Irish adaptation of the Expugnatio Hibernica together with marginal notes by one Moris Mac Gerailt (Maurice Fitzgerald) elsewhere in the manuscript point to a Fitzgerald readership. Related marginalia are found in the preceding part of the composite manuscript (pp. 250, 365 and the final page).
Hands, scribes
Codicological information
Material
vellum
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Sources

See also the parent manuscript for further references.

Secondary sources (select)

Abbott, T. K., and E. J. Gwynn, Catalogue of the Irish manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis & Co, 1921.
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Fomin, Maxim, “A newly discovered fragment of the early Irish wisdom-text Tecosca Cormaic in TCD MS 1298 (H. 2. 7)”, in: Stalmaszczyk, Piotr, and Maxim Fomin (eds.), Dimensions and categories of Celticity: studies in literature and culture. Proceedings of the Fourth International Colloquium of the Learned Association Societas Celto-Slavica held at the University of Lódz between 13-15 September 2009, vol. 2, Studia Celto-Slavica 5, Lódz University Press, 2010. 159–169.
Byrne, Aisling, “Family, locality, and nationality: vernacular adaptations of the Expugnatio Hibernica in late medieval Ireland”, Medium Ævum 82:1 (2013): 101–118.
Contributors
C. A.,Dennis Groenewegen
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