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Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1318 Unit: section 14, cols. 487-499YBL section

  • Irish
  • c. 1413
  • Irish manuscripts
  • vellum

A section in the Yellow Book of Lecan containing a commentary on Book 7 of the Aphorisms of Hippocrates.

Part of
Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1318 (H 2. 16, 1318) = Yellow Book of Lecan (Leabhar Buidhe Lecain) [s. xiv–xv]
YBL section
Irish medicine and medical writing
Provenance and related aspects
c. 1413
c. 1413
Origin, provenance
Origin: Ireland
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Connacht/Cúige Chonnacht
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According to the note towards, it was written at (an island in) Loch Techet, now Lough Gara (Co. Sligo).
Hands, scribes
Hands indexed:
Hand of Giolla Pádraig Albanach

According to a colophon at what is now the end of the manuscript, written in 1413 by Gillapatrick Albanach.

Giolla Pádraig AlbanachGiolla Pádraig Albanach
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Codicological information
4 ff.
4 ff. These folios “were formerly inverted by mistake of the binder, and the numbering of the cols, was perverted accordingly” (Abbott and Gwynn).
Table of contents

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Secondary sources (select)

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Abbott, T. K., and E. J. Gwynn, Catalogue of the Irish manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis & Co, 1921.
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102; 346
Nic Dhonnchadha, Aoibheann, “Irish medical manuscripts”, Irish Pharmacy Journal 69:5 (May, 1991): 201–202.
C. A., Dennis Groenewegen
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