Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1318/11

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Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1318

section 11, cols. 401-436
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
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.


p. 438–p. 455 = col. 401–col. 436
» Lost leaf.
col. 401
[Dindgnai Temrach] » Prose introduction beginning at § 26 of Stokes’ edition in RC 15: 282. The previous leaf appears to have been lost.
col. 403
[Dinnshenchas of Temair IV] » Turim tigi Temrach ‘The enumeration of the House of Tara’
» ...
col. 405
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.
(Text)
Prose and verse.
(Text)
Prose and poem attributed to Flann file.
(MS)
col. 401
Prose introduction beginning at § 26 of Stokes’ edition in RC 15: 282. The previous leaf appears to have been lost.
(Text)
col. 401  
Beginning at § 26 of Stokes’ edition in RC 15: 282. The previous leaf appears to have been lost.
(Text)
pp. 438–455 (facsimile)   cols 401–436
(MS)
p. 438–p. 455; col. 401–col. 436
(Text)
pp. 438–455 (facsimile)   
(Text)
col. 780  
Prose and two quatrains of the poem.
(Text)
Poem ascribed to Cuán ua Lothcháin. The first 33 stanzas are almost illegible (Gwynn).
(MS)
col. 403
Turim tigi Temrach ‘The enumeration of the House of Tara’
(Text)
  • Sources

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.

See the main entry for YBL.
[dig. img.] “Trinity College, Dublin”, Ó Macháin, Pádraig (director), Irish Script on Screen – 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?ref=https://www.isos.dias.ie/english/content.html>.

Secondary sources

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>
web page identifiers
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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