Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1318 Unit: section 11, cols. 401-436YBL section: fragment of Dinnshenchas Érenn
- s. xv
- manuscript fragment
- Irish manuscripts
Gwynn writes that with the exception of some additions and corrections (below), “[i]t is the work of one hand” and that ”[t]he script seems to belong to the fifteenth century, but there are no notes to give information as to the date or the scribe’s name”.
According to Gwynn, the main hand was not responsible for “the article on Sliab Bladma and the verse (not the prose) of Ceilbe, which are added in a later hand, on two strips of vellum”.
“The text of the Dindshenchas has been corrected throughout by a late hand – perhaps Charles O'Conor, who has similarly maltreated the section of the MS. containing coll. 573-958. His corrections sometimes obliterate the original reading” (Gwynn).
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