London, British Library, MS Harleian 5280

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London, British Library, MS Harleian 5280

  • s. xviin
  • Irish manuscripts
  • vellum
Identifiers
Location
Collection: Harleian
Shelfmark
5280
Provenance and related aspects
Date
s. xviin
early part of the 16th century
Hands, scribes
'Gilla riabach mac Tuathail meic Taidc caim I Cleirich' (f. 74b)
Codicological information
Material
vellum
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Work in progress

» ...
f. 12r–f. 20v
[Immram curaig Mail Dúin] » First part only.
f. 26a–f. 26b
f. 27r–f. 35rb
f. 34ra–f. 34rb
f. 35a 2–f. 35b 1
f. 36–f. 39
f. 39v–f. 41r
f. 40r-–f. 42r
f. 41v–f. 42r
f. 43a–f. 44b
f. 44b
f. 44b–f. 48a
f. 48b?
f. 48r–f. 48v
» ...
f. 53v–f. 54r
f. 54v–f. 57v
f. 63r–f. 70v
f. 71r–f. 72v
[Baile in Scáil] » Lacks part after § 41.
f. 75r–f. 75v
[Sanas Cormaic] » Entries for Mug Éme and Prull
» ...
f. 77r–f. 77v
[Aígidecht Aithirni] » The second part of the text only
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.
(Text)
f. 42b  
(MS)
f. 42b
(Text)
f. 27  
(Text)
f. 49b  
(MS)
f. 77r–f. 77v
The second part of the text only
(Text)
f. 77r-77v  
The second part of the text only.
(Text)
f. 49r  
(MS)
f. 49r
(MS)
f. 73v
Fragment
(MS)
f. 39v–f. 41r
(Text)
ff. 39v–41r  
(Text)
f. 35vb  
incipit: Athberim rib lith saine   
(Text)
f. 77  
(MS)
f. 77
(Text)
ff. 48r–48v  
(MS)
f. 48r–f. 48v
(MS)
f. 44b–f. 48a
(Text)
ff. 44b–48a  
(MS)
f. 71r–f. 72v
Lacks part after § 41.
(Text)
ff. 71a–72b  
Lacks part after § 41.
(Text)
Five hostels (and hospitallers)
(Text)
ff. 63a–70b  
(MS)
f. 63r–f. 70v
(Text)
f. 44b  
(MS)
f. 44b
(Text)
f. 26a-b  
(MS)
f. 26a–f. 26b
(MS)
f. 36–f. 39
(Text)
ff. 36–39  
(Text)
f. 69v  
(MS)
f. 63r
(Text)
f. 63r  
(Text)
f. 35a-35b  
(Text)
f. 41v-42r  
rubric: Fursa craiptech profetauit   
(MS)
f. 41v–f. 42r
(Text)
f. 74v  
(MS)
f. 74v
(Text)
ff. 12r–20v  
First part only.
(MS)
f. 12r–f. 20v
First part only.
(Text)
ff. 43a–44b  
(MS)
f. 43a–f. 44b
(Text)
f. 41v  
(Text)
ff. 47 and 58rv  
(Text)
ff. 53v–54r  
(MS)
f. 53v–f. 54r
(Text)
f. 70v  
(Text)
ff. 21r–24v  
(MS)
f. 21r–f. 24v
(Text)
f. 35b1  
(MS)
f. 75r–f. 75v
Entries for Mug Éme and Prull
(Text)
f. 75r-75v  
Entries for Mug Éme and Prull
(Text)
ff. 75r–75v  
Entries for Mug Éme and Prull
(Text)
f. 25v  
(Text)
f. 26b  
incipit: In Consaitin mac Elinæ imráitir sund, indtan rob áiniom ndó, rotgab acais mór   
(MS)
f. 26b
(Text)
f. 42  
(Text)
ff. 40r–42r  
(MS)
f. 40r-–f. 42r
(Text)
f. 70v  
(Text)
f. 49v  
incipit: Se bruighni hErenn cin ail   
(MS)
f. 48b?
(Text)
f. 48b  
rubric: Tain Uho Ruanaid inso anuas   incipit: Doluid Ruanaid forsin tain   
(MS)
f. 54v–f. 57v
(Text)
ff. 54v–57v  
(Text)
p. 48b  
rubric: Tocmarc Báise bandruad inso   incipit: Bais bandruadh ingionn side Crunnmoil   
(Text)
ff. 27r–35rb  
(MS)
f. 27r–f. 35rb
(Text)
f. 74r  
(MS)
f. 74r
(MS)
f. 35a 2–f. 35b 1
(Text)
f. 35a 2-35b 1  
(Text)
f. 34a 1-2  
(MS)
f. 34ra–f. 34rb
  • Sources

Secondary sources

Flower, Robin [ed.], Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the [British Library, formerly the] British Museum, vol. 2, London: British Museum, 1926.
vol. 2: 298–323
Gray, Elizabeth A., “Hiberno-Latin tracts in Harleian 5280”, Journal of Celtic Studies 3 (1981–1982): 136–164.

Mac Mathúna, Séamus, Immram Brain: Bran’s Journey to the Land of the Women, Buchreihe der Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 2, Tübingen: Max Niemeyer Verlag, 1985.
CELT – edition (pp. 33–45): <link>
482–484   [Appendix IV] “Orthography of Harleian 5280”
Gray, Elizabeth A., “Hiberno-Latin tracts in Harleian 5280”, Journal of Celtic Studies 3 (1981–1982): 136–164.
Meyer, Kuno [ed.], “Mitteilungen aus irischen Handschriften: IV. Aus Harleian 5280 [Marginalia]”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 3 (1901): 226.
Celtic Digital Initiative – all Mitteilungen of ZCP 3: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
Meyer, Kuno [ed. and tr.], Hibernica minora, being a fragment of an Old-Irish treatise on the Psalter, Anecdota Oxoniensia, Mediaeval and Modern Series 8, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1894.
Internet Archive: <link> TLH – Erchoitmed ingine Gulidi (ed. and tr.): <link>
15–18   “Various readings from MS. Harleian 5280”
Meyer, Kuno [ed.], “Mélanges: Addenda to the Echtra Nerai”, Revue Celtique 11 (1890): 210.
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>

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