Ó Callanáin (Aonghus)

  • fl. 15th century
  • scribes
Aonghus (Aonghas) Ó Callanáin, Irish scribe, responsible for writing parts of the Book of Lismore for his patron, Fínghin Mac Carthaigh Riabhach of Cairbre (Co. Cork). His transcriptions include texts of the Acallam bec and Suidiugud tellaig Temra.
Cf. Aonghus Ó Callanáin [medic]Ó Callanáin (Aonghus) ... medic
(fl. c. 1403)
Irish medic who together with Niocól Ó hÍceadha undertook a vernacular translation of a commentary on the Aphorisms of Hippocrates.
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scribes:Ó Callanáin (Aonghus)patron:Mac Carthaigh Riabhach (Fínghin), Caitlín ... daughter of Thomas Fitzgerald

See also: Fínghin Mac Carthaigh RiabhachMac Carthaigh Riabhach (Fínghin)
(d. 1505)
Fínghin (Fínghin; Fínghean) Mac Cárthaigh Riabhach of Cairbre, head of the Cairbre branch of the Mac Cárthaigh Riabhach family; patron who commissioned the compilation of the Book of Lismore
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Secondary sources (select)

Ó Cuív, Brian, “Observations on the Book of Lismore”, Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 83 C (1983): 269–292.
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OʼGrady, Standish Hayes, Catalogue of Irish manuscripts in the [British Library, formerly the] British Museum, vol. 1, London: British Museum, 1926.
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