Manuscripts

Turin, Biblioteca Nazionale Universitaria, MS F IV 24

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  • s. xi
  • Continental manuscripts containing Irish
  • Continental manuscripts containing Irish
  • vellum
A copy of the Life of St Gall by Walahfrid Strabo, which may have been produced in the 11th century. The last page is a palimpsest of earlier date and preserves the beginning of the Second Epistle of St Peter, which is noteworthy for its interlinear and marginal Old Irish glosses.
Identifiers
Shelfmark
F IV 24
Provenance and related aspects
Date
s. xi
eleventh century
Origin, provenance
Bobbio
Hands, scribes
Codicological information
Material
vellum
Distinct units
f. 93

Palimpsest of earlier date.

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Locus

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  • f. 23ra.34: meaning folio 23 recto, first column, line 34
  • f. 96vb.m: meaning folio 96, verso, second column, middle of the page (s = top, m = middle, i = bottom)
    • Note that marg. = marginalia, while m = middle.
  • p. 67b.23: meaning page 67, second column, line 23

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Dennis Groenewegen
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