Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23 K 44 ‘Book of Seumus Tirial’

  • Irish
  • 1721-1722
  • Irish manuscripts
Collection: Hodges and Smith collection
23 K 44
Provenance and related aspects
Hands, scribes
Hands indexed:
Main hand Tomaltach Mac MuirghiosaMac Muirghiosa (Tomaltach)
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Later hand (O'Connell)

According to Lehmann, Peter O'Connell (Peader Ó Conaill) was responsible for adding “glides, punctuation, indications of lenition, and modernizing of some forms”.

Peadar Ó Conaill [d. 1826]Ó Conaill (Peadar) ... d. 1826
O'Connell (Peter)
Irish lexicographer
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Codicological information
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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.

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Secondary sources (select)

Mulchrone, Kathleen, Thomas F. OʼRahilly, Elizabeth Fitzpatrick, and A. I. Pearson, Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the Royal Irish Academy, 8 vols, Dublin: Royal Irish Academy, 1926–1970.  
8 volumes: Vol. 1, pp. 1–654 (fasc. 1-5) -- Vol. 2, pp. 655–1294 (fasc. 6-10) -- Vol. 3, pp. 1295–1938 (fasc. 11-15) -- Vol. 4, pp. 1939–2578 (fasc. 16-20) -- Vol. 5, pp. 2579–3220 (fasc. 21-25) -- Vol. 6, pp. 3221–3500 (fasc. 26-27) -- Vol. 7 (index 1) -- Vol. 8 (index 2).
Vol. 1, 165–166 [id. 58.]
Lehmann, Ruth P. M. [ed.], Fled Dúin na nGéd, Mediaeval and Modern Irish Series, 21, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1964.
CELT – edition: <link>
Dennis Groenewegen
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