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Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1318

unit 14, cols. 487-499
YBL section
  • Irish language
  • c. 1413
  • Irish manuscripts
  • vellum
Part of
Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1318 (H 2. 16, 1318) = Yellow Book of Lecan (Leabhar Buidhe Lecain) [s. xiv – s. xv]
YBL section
Irish medicine and medical writing
A section in the Yellow Book of Lecan containing a commentary on Book 7 of the Aphorisms of Hippocrates.
Provenance and related aspects
Irish language
c. 1413
c. 1413
Origin, provenance
According to the note towards, it was written at (an island in) Loch Techet, now Lough Gara (Co. Sligo).
Hands, scribes
Giolla Phádraig AlbanachGiolla Phádraig Albanach
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Codicological information
Foliation / Pagination
4 ff.
These folios “were formerly inverted by mistake of the binder, and the numbering of the cols, was perverted accordingly” (Abbott and Gwynn).

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.


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.

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Secondary sources (select)

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Abbott, T. K., and E. J. Gwynn, Catalogue of the Irish manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis & Co, 1921.
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
102; 346
Nic Dhonnchadha, Aoibheann, “Irish medical manuscripts”, Irish Pharmacy Journal 69:5 (May, 1991): 201–202.
C. A.,Dennis Groenewegen
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