Manuscripts

Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Adv. MS 72.1.8

  • s. xiv-xv
  • Scottish manuscripts
Identifiers
Location
Shelfmark
72.1.8
Classification
Gaelic VIII
Type
vellum
Description
NLS Adv. MS 72.1.8 consists of two sections which were originally separate manuscripts. Both contain vernacular adaptations of classical material: the first section, counting 26 leaves, contians Togail na Tebe; the second (10 leaves) contains parts of the Troy tale.
Provenance and related aspects
Date
s. xiv-xv
14th-15th century
Hands, scribes
Codicological information
Foliation / Pagination
36 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 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.] “National Library of Scotland”, 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/NLS/english/index.html>.

Secondary sources (select)

Black, Ronald, “Catalogue of Gaelic manuscripts in the National Library of Scotland: Adv. MS 72.1.8”, 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/NLS/NLS_Adv_MS_72_1_8/english/index.html?ref=http://www.isos.dias.ie/libraries/NLS/english/nls_menu.html>.
Mackinnon, Donald, A descriptive catalogue of Gaelic manuscripts in the Advocates' Library, Edinburgh, and elsewhere in Scotland, Edinburgh: Brown, 1912.
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Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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