Manuscripts

Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, MS lat. 6400B Unit: section 7, ff. 249bisr–284v

  • Latin
  • s. x
  • distinct manuscript
  • Breton manuscripts
  • Breton manuscripts
  • parchment
Compilation of material on computus, which display Insular and specifically Irish affiliations. Incl. two Breton glosses.
Identifiers
Type
computistics
Provenance and related aspects
Language
Latin
Date
s. x
Origin, provenance
Fleury.
Hands, scribes
Codicological information
UnitCodicological unit. Indicates whether the entry describes a single leaf, a distinct or composite manuscript, etc.
distinct manuscript
Material
parchment

Sources

See also the parent manuscript for further references.

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. URL: <http://gallica.bnf.fr>.

Secondary sources (select)

Bisagni, Jacopo, “La littérature computistique irlandaise dans la Bretagne du haut Moyen Âge: nouvelles découvertes et nouvelles perspectives”, Britannia Monastica 20 (2019): 241–285.
Bisagni, Jacopo, “A new citation from a work of Columbanus in BnF lat. 6400b”, Peritia 24–25 (2013–2014): 116–122.  
abstract:
The author argues that a section of the newly-discovered eighth-century Irish computistica in Paris, BnF, lat. 6400b may contain a citation from a (lost?) work of Columbanus.
Warntjes, Immo, “An Irish eclipse prediction of AD 754: the earliest in the Latin West”, Peritia 24–25 (2013–2014): 108–115.  
abstract:
This note announces the discovery of a tract on eclipse prediction in Paris, BnF, lat. 6400b, composed by an Irish scholar in AD 754. It is the earliest such text in the early middle ages and it is here placed in its scientific context.
Deuffic, Jean-Luc, “La production manuscrite des scriptoria bretons (VIIIe-XIe siècle)”, in: Simon, Marc (ed.), Landévennec et le monachisme breton dans le haut Moyen Âge: actes du colloque du 15e centenaire de l’abbaye de Landévennec, 25-26-27 avril 1985, Association Landévennec 485–1985, Landévennec: Association Landévennec, 1986. 289–321.
Lambert, Pierre-Yves, “Les commentaires celtiques à Bède le Vénérable [part 2]”, Études Celtiques 21 (1984): 185–206.
Journal volume:  Persée – Études Celtiques, vol. 21, 1984: <link>
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Fleuriot, Léon, Dictionnaire des gloses en vieux breton, Collection linguistique 62, Paris: Klincksieck, 1964.  
Published as part of the Collection linguistique series, this dictionary is another printed version of author's thesis (thèse complémentaire).
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