A handlist of early medieval manuscripts (before c. AD 1000) relevant to the study of Irish book culture.

Browse category: Irish exemplar

36 manuscripts.

City Library Shelfmark/section Contents Script Dating Origin Provenance Images
BambergStaatsbibliothekClass.31 (E.III.22)Dares; Rufius Festus, Breviarium; FlorusCaroline minusculeIX/X or X inprob. ItalyLink to images available
BaselUniversitätsbibliothekF III 15lIsidorus, Differentiae; Gennadius, De Ecclesiasticis DogmatibusAnglo-Saxon minusculeVIIIAnglo-Saxon centre, prob. on ContinentFuldaLink to images availableEmbedded IIIF images available
BerlinStaatsbibliothek Preussischer KulturbesitzMs. Theol. Lat. Fol. 364 (Rose 791)Passiones et Vitae SanctorumIX 3/4prob. N. FranceWerden
BeuronBibliothek der Benediktiner-ErzabteiFragm. 41Abbreviatio Moralium Gregorii MagniCaroline minusculeIX 3/3prob. Reichenau
FlorenceBiblioteca Medicea LaurenzianaPlut. 29.24Bede, De temporibus, De natura rerum, etc.Caroline minusculeIX²E France (Verdun?)VerdunLink to images available
HerefordCathedral LibraryO.III.2Jerome, De viris illustribus; Decretum Gelasianum; Gennadius, De viris illustribus; Isidore, De viris illustribus; Augustine Retractationes; Cassiodorus, Institutiones (book 1); Isidore, Prohemia, extracts from De ecclesiasticis officiis, De ortu et obitu sanctorum patrum, AllegoriaeCaroline minusculeIX 3/4France?Canterbury (c. 1100)
KarlsruheBadische LandesbibliothekAug. perg. 135 (ff 1–105)Bede, Super Actus apostolorum expositio; Glossae in partem Veteris TestamentiCaroline minusculeIX 2/3prob. ReichenauLink to images availableEmbedded IIIF images available
KarlsruheBadische LandesbibliothekAug. perg. 141 (ff 1–26)Explanatio brevis in epistulas Pauli (Rm, Phil, Col, I Th)Caroline minusculeIX 3/3SW Germany (prob. Reichenau)Link to images availableEmbedded IIIF images available
LaonBibliothèque municipale50Lathcen, Ecloga Gregorii Moralium in IobEarly Caroline minusculeVIII–IXN France
LaonBibliothèque municipale468 (ff 1–61)Commentarii in Vergilium, Sedulium artesque liberalesCaroline minusculeIX 3/4LaonLink to images available
LeidenUniversiteitsbibliotheekBPL 67D [palimpsest new]Epitome Libri Glossarum, etc.Caroline minusculeIX 3/4prob. France (Irish scribe)Link to images availableEmbedded IIIF images available
LondonBritish LibraryCotton MS Nero A.II (ff 14–45)Theologica et Ascetica Varia. Cursus ScottorumPre-Caroline minusculeVIII–IXUncertain (Verona?)Link to images availableEmbedded IIIF images available
MilanBiblioteca AmbrosianaC 243 inf.Glossarium alphabeticum magnumCaroline minusculeIX 3/3BobbioEmbedded IIIF images available
MontecassinoArchivio dell'Abbazia320 (pp 5–398)Isidore, EtymologiaeIX/X or IX inItaly?
MunichBayerische StaatsbibliothekClm 5447 (flyleaves)Computus HibernensisEarly Caroline minusculeVIII exSalzburg
MunichBayerische StaatsbibliothekClm 6235Anonymi Scoti Commentarius in epistulas Pauli; Pseudo-Hieronymus, In IV evangeliaIX 3/4N. Italy (Bobbio?)FreisingLink to images availableEmbedded IIIF images available
MunichBayerische StaatsbibliothekClm 6398Priscian, Institutiones grammaticaeIX medFreisingLink to images availableEmbedded IIIF images available
MunichBayerische StaatsbibliothekClm 6411Euthyches, Ars de verbo; Isidore, Etymologiae (excerpts); etc.IX 1/4BavariaLink to images availableEmbedded IIIF images available
MunichBayerische StaatsbibliothekClm 6434 (ff 1–40)Arnobius Iunior, Interpretatio Evangeliorum (incompl.); Hieronymus, Epistulae (Ad Nepotianum, Ad Paulinum)Early Caroline minusculeVIII exFreisingLink to images availableEmbedded IIIF images available
MunichBayerische StaatsbibliothekClm 6434 (ff 41–422)Collectio Canonum Hibernensis (fragm.); Audax. Early Caroline minusculeVIII exFreisingLink to images availableEmbedded IIIF images available
MunichBayerische StaatsbibliothekClm 14420 (ff 1–20)Beda, De arte metrica, etc.Caroline minusculeIX²Germany?Link to images availableEmbedded IIIF images available
MunichBayerische StaatsbibliothekClm 14497Excerpta ex Isidoro, etc.Caroline minusculec. 800S GermanyLink to images availableEmbedded IIIF images available
MunichBayerische StaatsbibliothekClm 14715 (ff 1–56)Eclogae tractatorum in psalteriumCaroline minusculeIX²S GermanyLink to images availableEmbedded IIIF images available
MunichBayerische StaatsbibliothekClm 14846Erchanbertus, Commentarius in Donatum; Sortilegia CelticaIX ex/X inLake Constance area?RegensbergLink to images availableEmbedded IIIF images available
MunichBayerische StaatsbibliothekClm 29270/1 [palimpsest new]
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Maximus Victorinus, De ratione metrorum; Metrorius, De finalibus syllabis VIII–IXSalzburgMinuscule
MunichBayerische StaatsbibliothekClm 29280/5 + Clm 18119Commentum (Scoti cuiusdam?) in MatthaeumIX medSalzburgLink to images availableEmbedded IIIF images available
St GallStiftsbibliothek1346Columbanus, Instructiones, EpistulaeModern handc. 1611St GallLink to images availableEmbedded IIIF images available
ViennaÖsterreichische NationalbibliothekLat. 366Orosius, Historia Adversus PaganosCaroline minusculeVIII exSalzburg
ViennaÖsterreichische NationalbibliothekLat. 522Miscellanea; Versus Salisburgenses; Bede, De natura rerum; etc.Caroline minusculeIX med (time of Bishop Liuphram)SalzburgLink to images available
ViennaÖsterreichische NationalbibliothekLat. 740Sedulius Scottus, Commentarius in Matthaeum; Excerpta variaCaroline minusculeIX 3/4prob. E FranceLink to images available
ViennaÖsterreichische NationalbibliothekLat. 921Lathcen, Ecloga ex Gregorii Magni Moralibus in IobCaroline minusculeIX med (time of Bishop Liuphram)Salzburg
ViennaÖsterreichische NationalbibliothekLat. 997Anonymi Scoti Commentarii in evangelia Lucae et Iohannis; Jerome, Interpretationes; etc.Caroline minusculeIX inSalzburgLink to images available
ViennaÖsterreichische NationalbibliothekLat. 1003Excerptiones super Ezechielem; etc.Caroline minusculeIX med (time of Bishop Liuphram)SalzburgLink to images available
ViennaÖsterreichische NationalbibliothekLat. 2195 (ff 2–46)Poenitentiale "Discipulus Umbrensium", etc.Caroline minusculeVIII exSalzburgLink to images available
ViennaÖsterreichische NationalbibliothekLat. 2233Poenitentiale Vindobonense (Poen. Ps.-Cummeani; Poen. Vinniani)Caroline minusculeVIII exSalzburgLink to images available
ViennaÖsterreichische NationalbibliothekLat. 15269 + Lat. Ser. nov. 37Gregorius Turonensis, De Cursu Stellarum; Macrobius, Saturnalia (1); Solinus, Opus Incertum?Caroline minusculeVIII exSalzburg

Manuscript dates (approx.) for this list

50060070080090010000510152011 MSS1 MSS10 MSS6 MSS7 MSS

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Origin: Ireland Origin: Insular, poss. Ireland (Origin: Continent)
Irish script Irish exemplar Known Irish scribe
Insular script, poss. Irish Insular exemplar, poss. Irish
Hiberno-Latin text Irish-language content
Pádraic Moran, MIrA: Manuscripts with Irish Associations, draft version (2021) <www.mira.ie/index.php?cat=ex-ire> [accessed 27 June 2022]