Manuscripts

Dublin, Trinity College, MS 58

Book of Kells
  • s. viii/s. ix
  • Irish manuscripts
Identifiers
Shelfmark
A 1. 6
Classification
Cat. no. 58
Title
Book of Kells
Type
gospelbooks (manuscripts)
Gospel book
Provenance and related aspects
Date
s. viii/s. ix
late 8th or early 9th century
Hands, scribes
Additions
Charters/deeds are added to pages which were left blank by the original scribe and illustrator.
Codicological information
Palaeographical information
Illumination
Lavishly illustrated

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.

Sources

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.

[dig. img.] Digital resources and imaging services, Trinity College Library Dublin, Online: Trinity College Dublin. URL: <http://digitalcollections.tcd.ie>.

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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1–2
Colker, Marvin L., Trinity College Library Dublin: descriptive catalogue of the mediaeval and Renaissance Latin manuscripts, 2 vols, Aldershot: Scolar Press, 1991.
106–108
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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