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Manuscripts

Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1318

unit 11, cols. 401-436
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YBL section
  • s. xv
  • Irish manuscripts
  • vellum
Manuscript fragment of nine folios (cols 401-436 = pp. 438-455 of the facsimile) containing an incomplete copy of Dinnshenchas Érenn (recension C).
Identifiers
Location
Part of
Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1318 (H 2. 16, 1318) = Yellow Book of Lecan (Leabhar Buidhe Lecain) [s. xiv – s. xv]
Title
YBL section
Description
It includes the dinnshenchas of Tara and Achill, all down to Slíab Mairge. The dinnshenchas on Tara includes Turim tigi Temrach (cols. 403).
Provenance and related aspects
Date
s. xv
Gwynn: “The script seems to belong to the fifteenth century, but there are no notes to give information as to the date or the scribe’s name”
Hands, scribes
Gwynn: “It is the work of one hand, excepting the article on Sliab Bladma and the verse (not the prose) of Ceilbe, which are added in a later hand, on two strips of vellum. The text of the Dindshenchas has been corrected throughout by a late hand – perhaps Charles O'Conor, who has similarly maltreated the section of the MS. containing coll. 573-958. His corrections sometimes obliterate the original reading.”
Codicological information
Material
vellum
Foliation / Pagination
9 ff.
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Sources

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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.

See the main entry for YBL.
[dig. img.] “Trinity College, Dublin”, Ó Macháin, Pádraig (director), Irish Script on Screen (ISOS) – Meamrám Páipéar Ríomhaire, Online: School of Celtic Studies, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies. URL: <https://www.isos.dias.ie/master.html?https://www.isos.dias.ie/libraries/TCD/english/index.html>.

Secondary sources (select)

See also the main entry for YBL.
Gwynn, E. J., The metrical dindsenchas, 5 vols, vol. 5, Todd Lecture Series 12, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1935.
Internet Archive – vol. 5: <link>
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