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Manuscripts

Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1319

pp. 90-110
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  • Irish
  • s. xv
  • manuscript fragment
  • Irish manuscripts
  • vellum
Manuscript fragment
Identifiers
Location
Part of
Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1319 (H 2. 17, 1319) [various]
Provenance and related aspects
Language
Irish
Date
s. xv
15th century
Hands, scribes
Cormac Ó CuirnínÓ Cuirnín (Cormac)
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The manuscript is the work of more than one scribe:
  • pp. 90-99. Gwynn notes that “it is not easy to say how many hands have been employed”. At least one scribe appears to be identified in the colophon at the end of Cath Muige Tuired Cunga (p. 99b16), which states that Cormac Ó Cuirnín wrote it in Mag Eithne (‘Plain of Eithne daughter of the Phantom’) for his companion Seán Ó Glaimhín. O'Donovan identifies the plain as a place south of Ballyshannon (Co. Donegal)
  • pp. 99-110: Another hand (anonymous) was responsible for pp. 99-110 (Gwynn).
Codicological information
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manuscript fragment
Material
vellum
Condition
“Several of the pages are much discoloured and, particularly at the margins, difficult to read, and nearly the whole of the second column of p. 90 is entirely illegible”, John Fraser, ‘The first battle of Moytura’, Ériu 8 (1916).
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Sources

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Secondary sources (select)

Abbott, T. K., and E. J. Gwynn, Catalogue of the Irish manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis & Co, 1921.
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111 (Abbott); 348–349 (Gwynn)
Fraser, John, “The first battle of Moytura”, Ériu 8 (1916): 1–63.
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