Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, MS Pal. lat. 830

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  • s. xi
  • Continental manuscripts containing Irish
  • Continental manuscripts containing Irish
Collection: Palatinus latinus
Chronicle of Máel Brigte, Marianus Scotus of Mainz
Provenance and related aspects
s. xi
11th century
Hands, scribes

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 for 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.


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.

Mac Carthy, Bartholomew [ed. and tr.], The codex Palatino-Vaticanus, no. 830, Todd Lecture Series 3, Dublin, 1892.
Internet Archive: <link>, <link>, <link> Internet Archive – originally from Google Books: <link>
Stokes, Whitley, “Hibernica: V. Extracts from Palatine no. 830”, Zeitschrift für vergleichende Sprachforschung auf dem Gebiete der indogermanischen Sprachen 31 (1890): 248–253.  
comments: An edition of Iish texts found in the margin of Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, MS Pal. lat. 830: (1) a king-list (f. 15va); (2) a poem on Adam’s body. beg. ‘Cenn ard Adaim étrocht rád’ (f. 38r, upper margin); (3) a poem on Adam’s 124 children, beg. ‘Cethrar cóic fichit iar fír’ (f. 40r. lower margin); (4) a poem on the war fought by Benjamin’s tribe against other children of Israel, beg. ‘Ben romarbsat fir Gaba’ (f. 47v, lower margin, and f. 48r, upper margin); and (5) quatrains from a dialogue between Patrick and Brigit (f. 147v, upper margin, and and 148r, upper margin).
Internet Archive: <link>

Secondary sources (select)

Henry, Françoise, and G. L. Marsh-Micheli, “A century of Irish illumination (1070–1170)”, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 62 C (1961–1962): 101–166.
C. A.,Dennis Groenewegen
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