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|Title=Codex Usserianus secundus; Garland of Howth
|Classification=Subject:gospelbooks (manuscripts);
|Shelfmark=A 4. 6
|Shelfmark=A 4. 6
|Printed catalogue number=56
|Printed catalogue number=56

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Dublin, Trinity College, MS 56

Codex Usserianus secundus; Garland of Howth
  • s. viii/s. ix
  • Irish manuscripts
  • vellum
A 4. 6
Cat. no. 56
Codex Usserianus secundus; Garland of Howth
gospelbooks (manuscripts)
Provenance and related aspects
Old Latin
s. viii/s. ix
8th or 9th century
Hands, scribes
Codicological information


Secondary sources (select)

Colker, Marvin L., Trinity College Library Dublin: descriptive catalogue of the mediaeval and Renaissance Latin manuscripts, 2 vols, Aldershot: Scolar Press, 1991.
Kenney, James F., The sources for the early history of Ireland: an introduction and guide. Volume 1: ecclesiastical, Records of Civilization: Sources and Studies 11, Revised ed. (1929), New York: Octagon, 1966. 
Chapters: I. History in Ireland; II. Ireland in the ancient world (to about A.D. 700); III. The Irish church in the ‘Celtic’ period; IV. The monastic churches, their founders and traditions: the primitive foundations; V. The monastic churches: churches of the sixth to ninth centuries; VI. The expansion of Irish Christianity (seventh to twelfth century); VII. Religious literature and ecclesiastical culture (seventh to twelfth century); VIII. The reform movement of the twelfth century.
comments: Reprints: Records of Civilization: Sources and Studies. New York: Columbia University Press, 1929; First, revised reprint in 1966, with addenda and corrections by Ludwig Bieler; Records of Civilization 11. Shannon: Irish University Press, 1968; Records of Civilization 11. Dublin: Ó Táilliúir, 1979; Dublin: Four Courts Press, 1993.
646 (§ 477) [id. 477.]
Lowe, E. A., Codices Latini antiquiores: a palaeographical guide to Latin manuscripts prior to the ninth century. Part 2: Great Britain and Ireland, Codices Latini Antiquiores 2, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1935.
Abbott, T. K., Catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin; to which is added a list of the Fagel collection of maps in the same Library, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1900.
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
Lawlor, H. J., Chapters on the Book of Mulling, Edinburgh: Douglas, 1897.
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Dennis Groenewegen
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