Cambrai, Bibliothèque municipale, MS 679

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  • s. viii2
  • Continental manuscripts containing Irish
  • Continental manuscripts containing Irish
  • vellum
Manuscript containing an incomplete copy of the Collectio canonum Hibernensis.
earlier 619
Provenance and related aspects
s. viii2
763 x 790
Origin, provenance
Cambrai? Regarding the exemplar used, Bischoff remarks that “its script betrays a marked Irish influence, and it contains a fragment of the Old Irish homily - both facts point to an origin in Péronne, Perrona Scottorum”.(1)n. 1 Bernhard Bischoff, Manuscripts and libraries in the age of Charlemagne (1994): 27 and see 27 n. 30..
Hands, scribes
Codicological information
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.



Bernhard Bischoff, Manuscripts and libraries in the age of Charlemagne (1994): 27 and see 27 n. 30..

Secondary sources (select)

Lowe, E. A., Codices Latini antiquiores: a palaeographical guide to Latin manuscripts prior to the ninth century. Part 6: France. Abbeville – Valenciennes, Codices Latini Antiquiores 6, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1953.
[id. 741.]
Muzerelle, Denis, Guy Lanoë, and Monique Peyrafort, Manuscrits datés des bibliothèques de France, vol. 1: Cambrai, Paris: CNRS Éditions, 2000. xxvi + 330 pp.
Kéry, Lotte, Canonical collections of the early Middle Ages (ca. 400–1140): a bibliographical guide to the manuscripts and literature, History of Medieval Canon Law, Washington D. C.: Catholic University of America Press, 1999.
Dennis Groenewegen
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