Manuscripts
Results for Psalter (20)

Illuminated Gallican psalter, with additional material.

  • s. ix1
Not yet published.

9th-century manuscript of a Greek psalter, with interlinear Latin text, and additional devotional material. It was written by multiple Irish hands, possibly in northern Italy.

  • s. ix2/3 / s. ix3/3

Gallican Psalter, and some canticles and prayers. It is accompanied by glosses in Latin and Irish.

  • s. x/xiin

Southumbrian, probably Mercian liturgical manuscript of the early 9th century containing extracts from the four Gospels, a collection of hymns and prayers, and an abbreviated Psalter. It is introduced by an Old English exhortation to prayer and concludes with a dramatic piece about the Harrowing of Hell. Signs of Irish influence in the style and contents of the manuscript have led scholars to regard the Book of Cerne as a witness to a shared Hiberno-Saxon monastic culture, although some of the details are disputed.

  • s. ix1

Three initial leaves: one leaf with legal commentaries (f. i) and a fragment of a double psalter (ff. ii-iii).

  • s. xvi

Fragmentary Irish manuscript containing verses from Psalm 118, the so-called Beati. It is not known if the original manuscript was a Psalter containing all or most of the psalms.

  • s. xiex-xiiin
  • Mícheál Ó Cléirigh
Not yet published.
  • s. viiiex / s. ixin

Psalter of bishop Warmund of Ivrea, written in c.1000 (cf. MS 86, Warmund’s Sacramentary). While most often cited in the literature for its miniatures reminiscent of Ottonian art and the connection to Warmund, it may be known to Celticists for the 11th-century additions of hymns in honour of Irish saints, Patrick, Brigit, Kilian and Brendan.

  • c.1000
Not yet published.

Irish Gallican psalter (ff. 3-162).

  • s. xii

Gallican Psalter with interlinear Old English gloss.

  • s. xi3/4

A manuscript whose core is a psalter of the mid-9th century, together with preliminary matter, canticles and prayers as well as a calendar, in addition to material which it accrued in the ensuing centuries. Provenance: St. Maximin, Trier. Some features of Celtic Latin interest include the 12th-century insertion of a calendrical obit for Israel the grammarian (obiit Israhel episcopus), who became a monk at St. Maximin's at the end of his life, and the names of Patrick and Brigit that appear in the litany of the saints on f. 112.

  • s. ixmed

Psalter, with additions, produced in the monastery of Waulsort or Hastières in the 11th, possibly 12th century. Additions include a calendar, tables of computus, the Oratio Brendani, miniatures of the dedication, the Cross (including an inscription with Anglo-Saxon runes) and David with the harp, prefaces to the psalter (including a Greek alphabet), glosses to the psalter, and many further prayers and hymns. St Brigit, St Patrick and St Foillán are included in the calendar as well as in the litany of saints.

  • s. xi / s. xii
Not yet published.

Double psalter, with the Gallican version in the left column and Versio juxta Hebraicum in the right one, accompanied by prefaces, canticles, prayers and a litany. It is thought to have been produced in Brittany or northern France, c.900.

  • s. ixex / s. xin

A manuscript, now lost, written by Mícheál Ó Cléirigh, possibly at Kildare in 1627 or 1628. It is believed to have contained a copy of the Psalter of Cashel (Saltair Chaisil), or what remained of it, from which it takes its name, an Saltair Óg ‘the Young Psalter’, sometimes explained as ‘the son of the Psalter’.

  • 1627 (?)
  • Mícheál Ó Cléirigh
Not yet published.

English psalter, with calendar, hymns, litanies and prayers.

  • s. xi