General category: Breton manuscripts
Manuscript leaves of Breton provenance containing fragments of Arator’s De actibus apostolorum.
- s. ix1
- s. x
Manuscript destroyed in WWII. It contained the earliest known version of the Historia Brittonum, referred to as the ‘Chartres’ recension of this text.
- s. x/xi
Compilation esp. of canon law and penitentials.
- s. ix4/4 / s. x1/4
- s. ix2/4 / s. ix3/4
9th-century Carolingian manuscript (six quires) containing Alcuin’s Ars grammatica and De orthographia as well as Bede’s De schematibus et tropis. The first tract is an acephalous fragment of a tract on Greek terminology for figures of speech.
- s. ix2/3
- s. viiiex / s. ixin
9 leaves containing an incomplete copy of Eutyches’ Ars de uerbo
- s. ix
- s. ix
Manuscript (middle of the 14th century) commissioned by Jean Trisse for the Carmelite convent of Nîmes, of which he was a friar, and copied in Paris by Henri Dahelou, a Breton clerk of the diocese of Quimper. It contains a number of works of Carmelite interest, including some composed by Jean Trisse. The first explicit in the manuscript is followed by a Middle Breton proverb.
- Henri Dahelou
Miscellaneous material relating to Brittany.
- s. xvii
- s. x / s. xi
- Maeloc [scribe]
- s. xex / s. xiin
Compilation of material on computus, which display Insular and specifically Irish affiliations. Incl. two Breton glosses.
- s. x
Vincent de Beauvais (d. 1264), Speculum historiale
- c. 1350
- Ivonet Omnes
14th-century manuscript, in 3 volumes, of Nicholas of Lyra's Postillae perpetuae in universam S. Scripturam, which is a collection of exegetical commentary notes to the Old and New Testaments. Its third volume is known for containing a two Middle Breton phrases in the hand of the scribe, Henri Bossec.
- s. xivex
- Henri Bossec
Manuscript (2 vols) written by Le Pelletier for use in compiling his dictionary, which was published, posthumously, in 1752. In addition to the dictionary, it also includes transcripts of Breton-language materials he consulted, including unique copies of some Middle Breton literary texts.
- Louis Le Pelletier