Laon, Bibliothèque municipale, MS 55

flyleaves in the front
  • Latin language
  • Old Irish
  • s. ix2/3
  • manuscript fragment
  • Continental manuscripts containing Irish
  • Irish manuscripts
  • Continental manuscripts containing Irish
  • vellum
Two flyleaves containing a fragment of Augustine’s De quantitate animae, with Old Irish glosses and other marginalia.
Provenance and related aspects
Latin language; Old Irish;
s. ix2/3
Second third of the 9th century (Bischoff).
Hands, scribes
Codicological information
UnitCodicological unit. Indicates whether the entry describes a single leaf, a distinct or composite manuscript, etc.
manuscript fragment
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.


See also the parent manuscript for further references.

Secondary sources (select)

Bischoff, Bernhard, Katalog der festländischen Handschriften des neunten Jahrhunderts (mit Ausnahme der wisigotischen), ed. Birgit Ebersperger, vol. 2: Laon–Paderborn, Veröffentlichungen der Kommission für die Herausgabe der mittelalterlichen Bibliothekskataloge Deutschlands und der Schweiz, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2004.
22 [id. 2054.]
Dennis Groenewegen
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