St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, MS 904 Priscian commentary

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Cod. Sang. 904
Priscian commentary
grammatical writing and learning
Provenance and related aspects
Latin Secondary: Irish
Hands, scribes
The list below has been collated from the table of contents, if available on this page,Progress in this area is being made piecemeal. Full and partial tables of contents are available for a small number of manuscripts. and incoming annotations for individual texts (again, if available).Whenever catalogue entries about texts are annotated with information about particular manuscript witnesses, these manuscripts can be queried for the texts that are linked to them.


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.] “St. Gallen, Stiftsbibliothek, Cod. Sang. 904 (Prisciani grammatica)”, Christoph Flüeler [project director], and Urs Baumann [photographer], e-codices: virtual manuscript library of Switzerland, Online: University of Freiburg, 2006–present. URL: <>.
[ed.] Moran, Pádraic [digital edition, transcription], and Rijcklof Hofman [transcription], St Gall Priscian glosses, Online: National University of Ireland, Galway, 2009–present. URL: <>.
[ed.] Hofman, Rijcklof, The Sankt Gall Priscian commentary: Part 1, 2 vols, Studien und Texte zur Keltologie, 1, Münster: Nodus Publikationen, 1996.  
comments: Contents:
Vol. 1: Introduction; Book 1-5.
Vol. 2: Translation and commentary; indices

Secondary sources (select)

Ahlqvist, Anders, “Notes on the Greek materials in the St. Gall Priscian (Codex 904)”, in: Michael W. Herren, and Shirley Ann Brown (eds), The sacred nectar of the Greeks: the study of Greek in the West in the early Middle Ages, 2, London: King’s College, 1988. 195–214.
Scherrer, Gustav, Verzeichniss der Handschriften der Stiftsbibliothek von St. Gallen: Codices 1–1725, Halle: Waisenhaus, 1875.
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