Nomina sacerdotum Hibernensium

  • Early Irish
  • prose, list
  • Irish hagiography
List of 277 Irish saints classified as priests (sacerdotes). It is closely associated in the manuscripts with two similar lists of saints who have been bishops or deacons.
Nomina sacerdotum Hibernensium
This title is not attested as such, but has here been made to accord with a closely associated title in LL (Nomina episcoporum Hibernensium).
p. 365[11]g (line 55ff)
rubric: Incipit de sacerdotibus
beg. s. Finnian Cluana Iraird ...
  • Early Irish
prose, list (primary)


Irish hagiographyIrish hagiography

Irish hagiographyIrish hagiography


saints of IrelandIreland and Irish history, Irish people, saints
saints of Ireland
id. 27585


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[ed.] Ó Riain, Pádraig [ed.], Corpus genealogiarum sanctorum Hiberniae, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1985.
136–139 (§ 705)
[ed.] Grosjean, P., “Incipit de sacerdotibus”, in: J. Fraser, Paul Grosjean, and J. G. OʼKeeffe (eds), Irish texts, fasciculus III, London, 1931. 34–38.
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