Turin glosses on a commentary on Mark

  • Old Irish, Latin
  • prose
  • Irish glosses
Old Irish and Latin glosses on a Latin commentary on the Gospel of Mark as it occurs in two small fragments from Bobbio (Turin, Biblioteca Nazionale Universitaria, MS F IV 1, no. 7)
  • Old Irish Latin
9th century?
prose (primary)
Textual relationships
(Possible) sources: Gospel of MarkGospel of Mark


Irish glossesIrish glosses

Irish glossesIrish glosses


Primary sources Text editions and/or modern translations – in whole or in part – along with publications containing additions and corrections, if known. Diplomatic editions, facsimiles and digital image reproductions of the manuscripts are not always listed here but may be found in entries for the relevant manuscripts. For historical purposes, early editions, transcriptions and translations are not excluded, even if their reliability does not meet modern standards.

[ed.] [tr.] Stokes, Whitley, and John Strachan [eds.], Thesaurus palaeohibernicus: a collection of Old-Irish glosses, scholia, prose, and verse, 3 vols, vol. 1: Biblical glosses and scholia, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1901.  
comments: The first volume of Thesaurus palaeohibernicus covers glosses and scholia on the Old and New Testament. Reprinted by DIAS in 1975.
Internet Archive – vol. 1: <link>
484–494 [‘The Turin glosses and scholia on S. Mark’] Edition of the Latin and Old Irish glosses, with a translation of most of the Irish glosses (exceptions include nos. 35, 67, 69, 82, 109, 114 and 133).
[facs.] Best, R. I. [intro.], The commentary on the psalms with glosses in Old-Irish preserved in the Ambrosian Library (Ms. C 301 inf.), Dublin: Hodges, Figgis, 1936.
Appendix II Facsimile
[ed.] [tr.] Stokes, Whitley [ed.], Goidelica: Old and early Middle Irish glosses, 2nd ed., London, 1872.  
Internet Archive: <link>
[ed.] Nigra, C., Glossae hibernicae ueteres codicis Taurinensis, Paris, 1869.
Internet Archive – originally from Google Books: <link>, <link>

Secondary sources (select)

Cahill, Michael, “The Turin glosses on Mark: towards a cultural profile of the glossator”, Peritia 13 (1999): 173–193.
McNamara, Leo F., “MS readings of the Milan and Turin glosses”, Celtica 6 (1963): 64–65.
Dennis Groenewegen
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June 2015, last updated: January 2024