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O’Davoren’s glossary

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  • Irish glossaries, Glossary
Title
O’Davoren’s glossary
The glossary is named for Domnall Ó Duibhdábhoirenn (O'Davoren), the main scribe of the Egerton manuscript.
Manuscripts
Form
prose (primary)

Classification

Irish glossaries

Keywords

early Irish law

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.] Binchy, D. A. [ed.], Corpus iuris Hibernici, 7 vols, vol. 4, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1978.  
comments: numbered pp. 1139–1531; diplomatic edition of legal material from: Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 Q 6; Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 P 3; London, British Library, MS Egerton 88.
1466.11–1531.24 Diplomatic edition of the text in Egerton 88.
[ed.] [tr.] Stokes, Whitley, “O’Davoren’s glossary”, Archiv für celtische Lexikographie 2 (1904): 197–504.
Internet Archive: <link>
Egerton 88 text, with variants from 1317.
Stokes, Whitley, “Corrigenda et addenda: O'Davoren's glossary”, Archiv für celtische Lexikographie 3 (1907): 55.
Journal volume:  Internet Archive: <link>
Stokes, Whitley, “Nachträge und Verbesserungen [Bänden I–II]”, Archiv für celtische Lexikographie 3 (1907): 327–329 (I), 329–333 (II).
Journal volume:  Internet Archive: <link>
Meyer, Kuno, and Julius Pokorny [gen. ed.], “Nachlass Kuno Meyer 4. Zu Stokes’ Ausgabe von O’Davorens Glossar”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 13 (1921): 370–371.
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
Meyer, Kuno, “Erläuterungen und Besserungen zu irischen Texten [1. Zu Stokes' Ausgabe von O’Davorens Glossar, 2. Zu Stokes' Ausgabe von O’Mulconrys Glossar]”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 10 (1915): 349–357.
Internet Archive: <link>
[ed.] Stokes, Whitley [ed.], Three Irish glossaries: Cormac’s Glossary, O’Davoren’s Glossary and a glossary to the Calendar of Oengus the Culdee, London: Williams and Norgate, 1862.
TLH – ‘Cormac’s Glossary’ (pp. 1-44): <link> Internet Archive: <link>, <link>
47–124 (text), 162–168 (notes and corrigenda) Earlier edition of the Egerton 88 text, with variants from 1317. direct link

Secondary sources (select)

Breatnach, Liam, A companion to the Corpus iuris Hibernici, Early Irish Law Series 5, Dublin: DIAS, 2005.  
comments: A companion to Binchy (D. A.) 1978a. Review article: McLeod, N., “A true companion to the Corpus iuris Hibernici”, Peritia 19 (2005).
100ff
Stokes, Whitley [ed.], Three Irish glossaries: Cormac’s Glossary, O’Davoren’s Glossary and a glossary to the Calendar of Oengus the Culdee, London: Williams and Norgate, 1862.
TLH – ‘Cormac’s Glossary’ (pp. 1-44): <link> Internet Archive: <link>, <link>
lix–lxvi Introduction to the edition listed above. direct link
Ebel, H., “Observations sur le glossaire d’O’Davoren”, Revue Celtique 2 (1873–1875): 453–481.
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>

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