Manuscripts

Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, MS Vat. lat. 5755

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  • Latin
  • s. x – s. xi
  • Continental manuscripts containing Irish
  • Continental manuscripts containing Irish
  • vellum
Manuscript containing a copy of Augustine’s De trinitate and preserving a number of palimpsests, including a computus fragment with Latin and Irish glosses.
Identifiers
Location
Shelfmark
5755
Description
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Work in progress
Provenance and related aspects
Language
Latin
Date
s. x – s. xi
10th-11th century.
Origin, provenance
Provenance: Bobbio.
Hands, scribes
Codicological information
Material
vellum
Dimensions
31 cm × 24 cm
Collation
325 pages.
Distinct units
pp. 3-6

ff. 2-3. Computus fragment (incl. the Calculus)

pp. 7-94
Vatican City, Biblioteca …  007-094, 132-147

Epistle to the Thessalonians (palimpsest)

pp. 95-131
Vatican City, Biblioteca …  095-131, 148-291, 308-323
pp. 132-147
Vatican City, Biblioteca …  007-094, 132-147

Epistle to the Thessalonians (palimpsest)

pp. 148-291
Vatican City, Biblioteca …  095-131, 148-291, 308-323
pp. 292-307
Vatican City, Biblioteca …  292-307
pp. 308-323
Vatican City, Biblioteca …  095-131, 148-291, 308-323
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Sources

Secondary sources (select)

Carley, James P., and Ann Dooley, “An early Irish fragment of Isidore of Seville’s Etymologiae”, in: Abrams, Lesley, and James P. Carley (eds), The archaeology and history of Glastonbury Abbey: essays in honour of the ninetieth birthday of C. A. Ralegh Radford, Woodbridge: Boydell Press, 1991. 135–161.
Lowe, E. A., Codices Latini antiquiores: a palaeographical guide to Latin manuscripts prior to the ninth century. Part 12: Supplement, Codices Latini Antiquiores 12, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1971.
1734 (on the computus fragment of pp. 3–6)
Lowe, E. A., Codices Latini antiquiores: a palaeographical guide to Latin manuscripts prior to the ninth century. Part 1: The Vatican City, Codices Latini Antiquiores 1, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1934.
32; 33
Dold, Alban, Zwei Bobbienser Palimpseste mit frühestem Vulgatatext aus Cod. Vat. Lat. 5763 und Cod. Carolin. Guelferbytanus: Anhang: Geschabte Paulustexte der 1. Hälfte des 7. Jahrhunderts mit einer gleichzeitigen unbekannten Liste paulinischer Leseabschnitte in einer Bobbienser Handschrift (Cod. Vat. Lat. 5755), Texte und Arbeiten 19–20, Beuron: Kunstschule der Erzabtei Beuron, 1931.
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen