Manuscripts

Vienna, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, MS 1247

  • 1079
  • Continental manuscripts
  • vellum
A copy of the Pauline epistles, with ample commentary supplied in the margins.
Identifiers
Shelfmark
1247
Classification
Theo., no. 287
Provenance and related aspects
Date
1079
1079. According to the colophon, Marianus wrote between 23 March and 17 May of that year.
Hands, scribes
Marianus Scottus of RegensburgMarianus Scottus of Regensburg / Marianus of Ratisbon / Muiredach mac Robartaig (d. 1080 x 1083) – Irish scribe, who founded the Irish monastic community at Regensburg (Ratisbon) in Bavaria, the first of the Schottenklöster to be founded in southern Germany.
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In the colophon to the Pauline epistles, Marianus writes his name in Irish: Muredach macc Robartaig.
Codicological information
Material
vellum

Sources

Secondary sources (select)

Breatnach, P. A., “The origins of the Irish monastic tradition at Ratisbon (Regensburg)”, Celtica 13 (1980): 58–77.
Hoffmann, Hartmut, “Irische Schreiber in Deutschland im 11. Jahrhundert”, Deutsches Archiv für Erforschung des Mittelalters 59 (2003): 97–120.
DigiZeitschriften: <link>
109–110
Tabulae codicum manu scriptorum praeter graecos et orientales in Bibliotheca Palatina Vindobonensi asservatorum, 11 vols, Vienna, 1864–1912.
Manuscripta-mediaevalia.de: <link>
Vol. 1, 209 direct link
Contributors
Dennis Groenewegen
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