Book of Dub Dá Leithe Book of Dub Dá Leithe

  • Irish, Latin
  • s. ximed
  • Lost Irish manuscripts
  • vellum

A lost source named for Dub Dá Leithe, abbot of Armagh (fl. 1049-1064). It is referred to by the Annals of Ulster, s.a. 630, 963, 1004 and 1021, and the copy of Baile in Scáil in Rawlinson B 512, f. 101r.

Book of Dub Dá Leithe
Irish annals
Provenance and related aspects
Irish, Latin
s. ximed
Middle of the 11th century, if the manuscript was indeed produced during the abbacy of Dub Dá Leithe
Origin, provenance
Provenance: Ard Macha
Ard Macha ... Armagh
County Armagh
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ass. with Dub Dá Leithe [abbot of Armagh]Dub Dá Leithe ... abbot of Armagh
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Origin, provenance
probably Armagh
Hands, scribes
Codicological information
State of existence
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.


Secondary sources (select)

Mac Airt, Seán, and Gearóid Mac Niocaill [eds. and trs.], The Annals of Ulster, to AD 1131, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1983.
CELT – edition, s. a. 431-1131 (pp. 38-578): <link> CELT – translation, s. a. 431-1131 (pp. 39-579): <link>
Mac Niocaill, Gearóid, The medieval Irish annals, Medieval Irish History Series, 3, Dublin: Dublin Historical Association, 1975.
Ó Concheanainn, Tomás, “Leabhar na hUidhre: further textual associations”, Éigse 30 (1997): 27–91.
[id. 13.]
Thurneysen, Rudolf [ed.], “Baile in Scáil”, Zeitschrift für celtische Philologie 20 (1936): 213–227, 537 (Nachtrag).
Dennis Groenewegen
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January 2013, last updated: August 2020