Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, MS lat. 13048 Unit: section 1, ff. 1-30Adomnán, De locis sanctis

  • Latin
  • s. ix
  • distinct manuscript
  • Continental manuscripts
  • parchment

An imperfect manuscript copy of Adomnán’s De locis sanctis, possibly written at Corbie. It is cognate with the copy that resides in St Petersburg, with which it shares an Irish gloss (molli .i. s[c]lemon) and which is similarly followed by a copy of poems by Venanius Fortunatus.

Provenance and related aspects
s. ix
Origin, provenance
Provenance: Corbie
Benedictine monastery dedicated to St Peter in Corbie, Picardy, France.

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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.] Gallica: bibliothèque numérique, Online: Bibliothèque nationale de France, ...–present. URL: <>.

Secondary sources (select)

Bischoff, Bernhard, Katalog der festländischen Handschriften des neunten Jahrhunderts (mit Ausnahme der wisigotischen), ed. Birgit Ebersperger, vol. 3: Padua–Zwickau, Veröffentlichungen der Kommission für die Herausgabe der mittelalterlichen Bibliothekskataloge Deutschlands und der Schweiz, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 2014.
202 [id. 4869.]
OʼLoughlin, Thomas, “The diffusion of Adomnán’s De locis sanctis in the medieval period”, Ériu 51 (2000): 93–106.
Meehan, Denis [ed.], Adamnan’s De locis sanctis, Scriptores Latini Hiberniae, 3, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1958. viii + 154 pp.
30, 32
Dennis Groenewegen
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