Turin, Biblioteca Nazionale Universitaria, MS F IV 1/no. 7

  • Latin language
  • s. ix
  • Continental manuscripts containing Irish
  • Continental manuscripts containing Irish
  • vellum
Two small folia containing fragments of a Latin commentary on the Gospel of Mark. The commentary is extensively glossed in Old Irish and to a lesser extent, in Latin.
F IV 1 no. 7
Provenance and related aspects
Latin language
s. ix
9th century
Origin, provenance
Hands, scribes
Later history
The manuscript was discovered by A. Peyron on a visit to the monastery of Bobbio. He transferred it to the university library of Turin.
Codicological information
Palaeographical information

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.


Secondary sources (select)

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.
[id. 511. ‘Turin fragments of a Commentary on Mark’]
Ottino, Giuseppe, I codices Bobbiesi nella Biblioteca nazionale di Torino, Turin, Palermo: Carlo Clausen, 1890.
Internet Archive – originally from Google Books: <link>
23–24 direct link
Dennis Groenewegen
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