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Manuscripts

London, British Library, MS Harleian 1802

Gospels of Máel Brigte
  • s. xii1
  • Irish manuscripts
  • vellum
Twelfth-century Irish gospelbook written at Armagh by Máel Brigte úa Máel Úanaig, including an interlinear and marginal commentary on parts of the Gospels (glosses and some notes), with four Irish poems and a number of single-quatrain verses, a scribal colophon, and two portraits of Evangelist symbols (Mark and Luke).
Identifiers
Location
Collection: Harleian
Shelfmark
1802
Title
Gospels of Máel Brigte
(Armagh Gospels)
Type
gospelbooks (manuscripts)
gospelbook
Provenance and related aspects
Date
s. xii1
c. 1138
Origin, provenance
Armagh
Hands, scribes
Máel Brigte húa Máel ÚanaigMáel Brigte húa Máel ÚanaigNo short description available
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Codicological information
Material
vellum
Dimensions
small quarto
Foliation / Pagination
156 folios

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 concerning 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.

Sources

Primary sources This section typically includes references to diplomatic editions, facsimiles and photographic reproductions, notably digital image archives, of at least a major portion of the manuscript. For editions of individual texts, see their separate entries.

[dig. img.] British Library: digitised manuscripts, Online: British Library. URL: <http://www.bl.uk/manuscripts>.
[ed.] Reeves, William, and Eugene O'Curry [tr.], “On an Irish MS. of the Four Gospels in the British Museum”, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 1st series, 5 (1853): 45–67. 
comments: Eugene O'Curry supplies the translation for the Irish poem beginning 'Aurilius humilis ard' (and others as well?).
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
Edition of the Irish additions. Kenney notes that the reproduction and translation of the Irish additions are “not wholly accurate”.
[ed.] Stokes, Whitley, “The Irish verses, notes and glosses in Harl. 1802”, Revue Celtique 8 (1887): 346–369, 538 (errata).
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
Edition (incomplete) of Irish additions

Secondary sources (select)

O'Reilly, Jennifer, “The Hiberno-Latin tradition of the evangelists and the Gospels of Mael Brigte”, Peritia 9 (1995): 290–309.
CELT – dipl. ed. by Seán Connolly on pp. 305–306, ed. Ó Corráin: <link>
Rittmueller, Jean, “The Gospel commentary of Máel Brigte ua Máeluanaig and its Hiberno-Latin background”, Peritia 2 (1983): 185–214.
Rittmueller, Jean, “Afterword: the Gospel of Máel Brigte”, Peritia 3 (1984): 215–218.
Henry, Françoise, and G. L. Marsh-Micheli, “A century of Irish illumination (1070–1170)”, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 62 C (1961–1962): 101–166.
148–152
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.
648 (§ 483) [id. 483.]
Glunz, H. H., History of the Vulgate in England from Alcuin to Roger Bacon: being an inquiry into the text of some English manuscripts of the Vulgate Gospels, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1933.
no. 23, Harley MS 1803 (sic)
Flower, Robin [ed.], Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the [British Library, formerly the] British Museum, vol. 2, London: British Museum, 1926.
428–432
Reeves, William, and Eugene O'Curry [tr.], “On an Irish MS. of the Four Gospels in the British Museum”, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 1st series, 5 (1853): 45–67. 
comments: Eugene O'Curry supplies the translation for the Irish poem beginning 'Aurilius humilis ard' (and others as well?).
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>

External links

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