64 ff. (ff. 1-64, [65] ?)
Manuscripts

Dublin, University College, MS Franciscan A 19

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Maghnus Ó Domhnaill’s Beatha Choluim Chille
  • Irish
  • s. xviiin
  • Irish manuscripts
  • paper

A copy of Ó Domhnaill’s Life of St Columcille.

Identifiers
Location
Collection: Franciscan
Shelfmark
A 19
Type
hagiographies Irish narrative literature
Provenance and related aspects
Language
Irish
Date
s. xviiin
Early 17th century.
Hands, scribes
Hands indexed:
Scribe

On f. 61v, there is a scribal colophon dated 1608, concluding with a signature: Brianus Mag Niallghus, Muise na Roice.

Brianus Mag NiallghusMag Niallghus (Brianus)
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Exemplars
Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Rawlinson B 514
The colophon (f. 61v) states that the MS was transcribed from a copy made by Giolla Riabhach Mór Ó Cléirigh. Of the two persons known in the relevant historical period as Giolla Riabhach Ó Cléirigh, one, son of Tuathal, has been identified as having been responsible for the Life of Colum Cille in Rawl. B 514.
Codicological information
Material
paper
Dimensions
30.5 cm × 20 cm
Foliation
64 ff. (ff. 1-64, [65] ?)
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 for 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.] “University 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/libraries/UCD/english/index.html>.

Secondary sources (select)

Dillon, Myles, Canice Mooney, and Pádraig de Brún, Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the Franciscan Library, Killiney, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1969.
Description reproduced on ISOS.
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen