Texts

Nomina sacerdotum Hibernensium

  • Early Irish
  • prose, list
  • Irish hagiography
List of 277 Irish saints classified as priests (sacerdotes). It is closely associated in the manuscripts with two similar lists of saints who have been bishops or deacons.
Title
Nomina sacerdotum Hibernensium
This title is not attested as such, but has here been made to accord with a closely associated title in LL (Nomina episcoporum Hibernensium).
Author
Anonymous
Manuscripts
Language
  • Early Irish
Form
prose, list (primary)

Classification

Irish hagiography

Subjects

 Irish saints

Sources

Primary sources Text editions and/or modern translations – in whole or in part – along with publications containing additions and corrections, if known. Diplomatic editions, facsimiles and digital image reproductions of the manuscripts are not always listed here but may be found in entries for the relevant manuscripts. For historical purposes, early editions, transcriptions and translations are not excluded, even if their reliability does not meet modern standards.

[ed.] Ó Riain, Pádraig [ed.], Corpus genealogiarum sanctorum Hiberniae, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1985.
136–139 (§ 705)
[ed.] Grosjean, P., “Incipit de sacerdotibus”, in: Fraser, J., P. Grosjean, and J. G. O'Keeffe (eds.), Irish texts, fasciculus III, London, 1931. 34–38.
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Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen