Manuscripts

Turin, Biblioteca Nazionale Universitaria, MS F IV 24

f. 93
Turin palimpsest
  • s. viii (?)
  • Continental manuscripts containing Irish
  • palimpsest
  • vellum
A palimpsest, which is found as the last page of a later compilation (Turin, Biblioteca Nazionale Universitaria, MS F IV 24). It preserves the beginning of the Second Epistle of St Peter, together with interlinear and marginal (ink) glosses in Old Irish and some in Latin. It has been dated to the eighth century.
Identifiers
Title
Turin palimpsest
Type
palimpsest
Provenance and related aspects
Date
s. viii (?)
8th century (?)
Origin, provenance
Ireland (?); Bobbio (?)
Hands, scribes
Codicological information
Material
vellum

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.

Sources

See also the parent manuscript for further references.

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.

[ed.] Stokes, Whitley, and John Strachan (eds.), Thesaurus palaeohibernicus: a collection of Old-Irish glosses, scholia, prose, and verse, 3 vols, vol. 1: Biblical glosses and scholia, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1901.  
comments: The first volume of Thesaurus palaeohibernicus covers glosses and scholia on the Old and New Testament. Reprinted by DIAS in 1975.
Internet Archive – vol. 1: <link>
713–714 direct link

Secondary sources (select)

Lowe, E. A., Codices Latini antiquiores: a palaeographical guide to Latin manuscripts prior to the ninth century. Part 4: Italy. Perugia – Verona, Codices Latini Antiquiores 4, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1947.
17 (no. 457)
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.
639 [id. 469. ‘The Turin Fragment of Second Peter’]
Stokes, Whitley, and John Strachan (eds.), Thesaurus palaeohibernicus: a collection of Old-Irish glosses, scholia, prose, and verse, 3 vols, vol. 1: Biblical glosses and scholia, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1901.  
comments: The first volume of Thesaurus palaeohibernicus covers glosses and scholia on the Old and New Testament. Reprinted by DIAS in 1975.
Internet Archive – vol. 1: <link>
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