St. Paul im Lavanttal, Stiftsbibliothek, MS 86a/1

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St. Paul im Lavanttal, Stiftsbibliothek, MS 86a/1

Reichenau Primer
  • s. ixin
  • Continental manuscripts containing Irish
  • Continental manuscripts containing Irish
Identifiers
Shelfmark
86a/1
Title
Reichenau Primer
Description
Latin hymns, Latin grammatical texts, with Old Irish poems, e.g. Pangur Bán (f. 1)
Provenance and related aspects
Date
s. ixin
early 9th century
Origin, provenance
possibly Reichenau Abbey
Hands, scribes
Additions
Old High German glosses
Codicological information
Foliation / Pagination
now 8 folia, with a 9th folio kept separately in Karlsruhe

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f. 1r.1-31
Vita Virgilii (Vita Noricensis I)
Incipit: Locus tempus persona in hac arte Aeneidos quaerendi sunt ⁊ causa scribendi [...]Explicit: ethicam in Georgicis in Aeneidis loycamVersion of the Life of Virgil known as the Vita Noricensis I (ed. Jakob Brummer, Vitae Vergilianae (1912): 54–55). It opens with a number of introductory questions or periochae. A gloss in the left margin (f. 1r.10) seems to read .
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f. 1r.32-f. 1v.3
Vita Virgilii (Vita Noricensis II)
Incipit: Puplius Virgilius Maro natus est in Idibus Octobris Pompeio [...]’Explicit: [...] quo semel est inbuta recens seruabit odorem testa diuVersion of the Life of Virgil known as the Vita Noricensis II (ed. Jakob Brummer, Vitae Vergilianae (1912): 55).
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f. 1v.4-8
Incipit: v̄ [in the margin] sunt nomina et feminina et neutra communia et tellus olusExcerpts from a variety of sources on topics such as grammar and geography in the Bible.
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f. 1v.9-19
Incipit: Quid de luscinia dicamus quae peruigil custos [...]’Extracts from Ambrose (Hexameron, Books V and VI) on the subject of certain animals.
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f. 1v.20-24
Adgúisiu fid nallabrach
Incipit: Adgúisiu fid nallabrach ⁊ arggatbrain etir tenid ocus fraigIrish incantation (Thes. ii 293).
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f. 1v.25-39
Messe ocus Pangur bán
(Thes. ii 293–294)
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One leaf lost between ff. 1 and 2.
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f. 2r.1-13
Scholia on the Aeneid (I 28-39).
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f. 2r
Astronomical table.
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f. 2v.1-2
Incipit: confestim veluti competendi festinatione. nullus pro nonTop of the page, in smaller script: two Latin glosses deriving, according to Stern (1908), from Charisius
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f. 2va
MS heading: Articuli grecorumLeft, narrow column: paradigms of Greek pronouns with glosses in Latin.
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f. 2vb
Incipit: De modis sylogismorum. qui fiunt cum aliqua conclusione sunt vii. Primus modus est. si dies est lucet. est autem dies. lucet igiturExplicit: Septimus modus est ita. non dies et nox. et si nox non est. dies igitur estRight column, in larger script: note on syllogisms.
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f. 2v
Incipit: Secundus circulus ex eo terminos tropicos In smaller script: note on circuli paralleli deriving, according to Stern, from the De astronomia attributed to Hyginus (I. 6).
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f. 3r-f. 4v
Notes (continued) on Greek grammar and vocabulary.
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f. 4v-5v
Miscellaneous notes.
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f. 6r-f. 8r
29 Latin hymns on the canonical hours
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f. 8v.1-5
M'airiuclán h-i Túaim Inbir
MS heading: suibne geltIncipit: Mairiuclan hituaim inbirOld Irish poem.
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f. 8v.6-8
Is én immo n-iada sás
Incipit: Is en immo n.iada sasOld Irish poem.
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f. 8va.9-20
First column: declension of o κιθαριστης.
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f. 8vb.9-17
Incipit: quod ab initio aetherea corpora sensibilia habent angeliSecond column: Latin note about angels.
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f. 8vb
Line from the Aeneid (II 659).
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f. 8vb
Áed oll fri andud n-áne
Incipit: Aed oll fri andud naneOld Irish poem.
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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.
Adgúisiu fid nallabrach
(MS)
f. 1v.20-24
incipit: Adgúisiu fid nallabrach ⁊ arggatbrain etir tenid ocus fraig   Irish incantation (Thes. ii 293).
Is én immo n-iada sás
(MS)
f. 8v.6-8
incipit: Is en immo n.iada sas   Old Irish poem.
(MS)
f. 8v.1-5
rubric: suibne gelt   incipit: Mairiuclan hituaim inbir   Old Irish poem.
(MS)
f. 1v.25-39
(Thes. ii 293–294)
(Text)
f. 1v.25-39  
Vita Virgilii (Vita Noricensis I)
(MS)
f. 1r.1-31
incipit: Locus tempus persona in hac arte Aeneidos quaerendi sunt ⁊ causa scribendi [...]   Version of the Life of Virgil known as the Vita Noricensis I (ed. Jakob Brummer, Vitae Vergilianae (1912): 54–55). It opens with a number of introductory questions or periochae. A gloss in the left margin (f. 1r.10) seems to read .
Vita Virgilii (Vita Noricensis II)
(MS)
f. 1r.32-f. 1v.3
incipit: Puplius Virgilius Maro natus est in Idibus Octobris Pompeio [...]   Version of the Life of Virgil known as the Vita Noricensis II (ed. Jakob Brummer, Vitae Vergilianae (1912): 55).
(MS)
f. 8vb
incipit: Aed oll fri andud nane   Old Irish poem.
(Text)
f. 8vb  
  • 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.] Tristram, Konrad J. [photography], Reichenauer Schulheft - Reichenau Primer: Benediktinerstift St. Paul im Lavanttal (Kärnten) - St. Paul in Carinthia, Online: Hildegard L. C. Tristram. URL: <http://hildegard.tristram.de/schulheft/>.

Secondary sources

Tristram, Hildegard L. C., “Die irischen Gedichte im Reichenauer Schulheft”, in: Anreiter, Peter, and Erzsébet Jerem (eds.), Studia Celtica et Indogermanica: Festschrift für Wolfgang Meid zum 70. Geburtstag, Archaeolingua 10, Budapest: Archaeolingua, 1999. 503–529.
Windisch, Ernst [ed.], Irische Texte mit Wörterbuch, 4 vols, vol. 1, Leipzig, 1880.
Internet Archive: <link>, <link>
312–320

Queried results

if available
Tristram, Konrad J. [photography], Reichenauer Schulheft - Reichenau Primer: Benediktinerstift St. Paul im Lavanttal (Kärnten) - St. Paul in Carinthia, Online: Hildegard L. C. Tristram. URL: <http://hildegard.tristram.de/schulheft/>.
Tristram, Hildegard L. C., “Die irischen Gedichte im Reichenauer Schulheft”, in: Anreiter, Peter, and Erzsébet Jerem (eds.), Studia Celtica et Indogermanica: Festschrift für Wolfgang Meid zum 70. Geburtstag, Archaeolingua 10, Budapest: Archaeolingua, 1999. 503–529.
Oskamp, Hans P. A., “The Irish material in the St. Paul Irish codex”, Éigse 17:3 (1978): 385–391.
Kenney, James F., “Chapter VII: Religious literature and ecclesiastical culture”, in: Kenney, James F., The sources for the early history of Ireland: an introduction and guide. Volume 1: ecclesiastical, Records of Civilization: Sources and Studies 11, Revised ed. (1929), New York: Octagon, 1966. 622–744.
677–678   “535. The St. Paul Irish codex”
Stern, Ludwig Christian, “Über die irische Handschrift in St. Paul”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 6 (1908): 546–555.
Internet Archive: <link>
Windisch, Ernst [ed.], Irische Texte mit Wörterbuch, 4 vols, vol. 1, Leipzig, 1880.
Internet Archive: <link>, <link>
[X] “De irische Handschrift des Klosters St. Paul in Kärnthen”
I. Adgúisiu fid nallabrach ocus arggatbrain etir tenid ocus fraig; II. Messe ocus Pangur Bán; III (Suibne Geilt). Mairinclán hi Túaim Inbir; IV (Maling). Is én immo n-iada sás; V. Aed oll fri andud n-ane

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