Manuscripts

Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Adv. MS 72.1.16

  • s. xvex
  • Scottish manuscripts
Identifiers
Location
Shelfmark
72.1.16
Classification
Gaelic XVI
Description
Prose texts and five poems from the Dinnshenchas Érenn.
Provenance and related aspects
Date
s. xvex
End of the 15th century
Hands, scribes
Codicological information
Material
Vellum
Dimensions
12" x 9"
Foliation / Pagination
6 leaves

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.] “National Library of Scotland”, 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/libraries/NLS/english/index.html>.

Secondary sources (select)

Black, Ronald, “Catalogue of Gaelic manuscripts in the National Library of Scotland”, 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/libraries/NLS/NLS Adv MS 72 1 8/english/manuscript.html>.
Mackinnon, Donald, A descriptive catalogue of Gaelic manuscripts in the Advocates' Library, Edinburgh, and elsewhere in Scotland, Edinburgh: Brown, 1912.
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
134–136. direct link
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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