Manuscripts

Dublin, Trinity College, MS 56 Codex Usserianus secundus; Garland of Howth

  • Latin
  • s. viii/s. ix
  • Irish manuscripts
  • vellum
Identifiers
Location
Shelfmark
A 4. 6
Classification
Cat. no. 56
Title
Codex Usserianus secundus; Garland of Howth
Type
gospelbooks
Provenance and related aspects
Language
Latin
Old Latin.
Date
s. viii/s. ix
8th or 9th century
Hands, scribes
Codicological information
Material
vellum

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.] Digital resources and imaging services, Trinity College Library Dublin, Online: Trinity College Dublin. URL: <http://digitalcollections.tcd.ie>.

Secondary sources (select)

Colker, Marvin L., Trinity College Library Dublin: descriptive catalogue of the mediaeval and Renaissance Latin manuscripts, 2 vols, Aldershot: Scolar Press, 1991.
103
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.
646 (§ 477) [id. 477.]
Lowe, E. A., Codices Latini antiquiores: a palaeographical guide to Latin manuscripts prior to the ninth century. Part 2: Great Britain and Ireland, Codices Latini Antiquiores 2, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1935.
272
Abbott, T. K., Catalogue of the manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin; to which is added a list of the Fagel collection of maps in the same Library, Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1900.
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
7
Lawlor, H. J., Chapters on the Book of Mulling, Edinburgh: Douglas, 1897.
Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link> Internet Archive: <link>
186–201

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