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

Searching for “priscian”

10 manuscripts.

City Library Shelfmark/section Contents Script Dating Origin Provenance Images
BernBurgerbibliothek363Dioscorides; Servius (Ecl., Geo., Aen to 7.16); Chirius Fortunatus; Augustine on dialectic and rhetoric; Horace (Odes, Epodes, Carmen Saeculare, Ars Poetica, Satires to 3.134); extracts from Ovid, Metamorphoses; Bede, History; Priscian, De laude Anastasii imperatoris; poemsIrish minusculeIX medN. Italy (Milan?)? Strasbourg? St Gall?
BolognaBiblioteca Universitaria797Priscian, Institutio de nomineIX 3/4prob. Reims area
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. 132 [palimpsest new] (Karlsruhe Priscian)PriscianIrish minusculeIX 2/4Soissons/NE FranceReichenauLink to images availableEmbedded IIIF images available
KarlsruheBadische LandesbibliothekAug. perg. 132 (ff 86, 91, 92, 97–99, 101–104, 106, 107) [palimpsest old]Testamentum Vetus, Prophetae maiores (Vetus Latina, Dn, fragm.)Irish majusculeVIIIIrelandReichenauLink to images availableEmbedded IIIF images available
LeidenUniversiteitsbibliotheekBPL 67 (Leiden Priscian)Priscian, Periegesis, Ars grammatica (Institutiones grammaticae), Institutio de Nomine, pronomine et verboIrish minuscule838FranceEgmondLink to images availableEmbedded IIIF images available
MilanBiblioteca AmbrosianaA 138 sup.Priscian (frag.)Irish minusculeIXBobbio? Ireland?
MunichBayerische StaatsbibliothekClm 6398Priscian, Institutiones grammaticaeIX medFreisingLink to images availableEmbedded IIIF images available
ParisBibliothèque nationale de FranceLat. 10290PriscianCaroline minusculeIX²prob. BrittanyEchternachLink to images availableEmbedded IIIF images available
St GallStiftsbibliothek904Priscian851IrelandLink to images availableEmbedded IIIF images available

Manuscript dates (approx.) for this list

500600700800900100002468107 MSS2 MSS1 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?search=priscian> [accessed 27 June 2022]