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Manuscripts, Medieval

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Transcription of 'Glenmasan Manuscript', Late 19th or early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/3/1/21
Scope and Contents Untitled, but with pencil written at the top of the first 'Glenmasan M.S.', this is a transcription of the Glenmasan manuscript. It contains sections of the Ulster Cycle, written in the Scottish Gaelic of the 15th century (early modern Scottish Gaelic).

Translation of the 'Glenmasan Manuscript', Late 19th or early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/3/1/19
Scope and Contents Titled 'The Glenmasan Manuscript', this appears to be a translation into English of the introduction to the text of 'The Story of Deirdre and the Sons of Uisneach'. The story is found in the Glenmasan Manuscript in the National Library of Scotland, NLS.72.2.3

Vocabulary list (no title), early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/5/9
Scope and Contents A list of words, which may have been used to compile notes on Gaelic manuscripts, or was in preparation for a dictionary. As well as translations and explanations in English for most listed words*, there is a note of which manuscript and on which page of the manuscript the word can be found.The word list starts at A: a, meaning 'a height'. (Possibly ard supposed to be written?)The word list ends at u: ...

Vocabulary list (no title), Late 19th or early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/5/13
Scope and Contents A list of words, which may have been used to compile notes on Gaelic manuscripts, or was in preparation for a dictionary. Unlike the other vocabulary lists, there appears to be no English, and no explanations. It is merely a word-to-word dictionary, with modern Scottish Gaelic words spelled according to the conventions of the time*. The word list should be treated with some caution because the modern Scottish Gaelic words may not have the exact same meaning as the Old or Middle Gaelic...

Vocabulary list (no title), Late 19th or early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/5/14
Scope and Contents A list of words, which may have been used to compile notes on Gaelic manuscripts, or was in preparation for a dictionary, with modern Scottish Gaelic words spelled according to the conventions of the time*.The word list starts at A: aicside. The contemporary Scottish Gaelic word listed is difficult to decipher, and there is no English note.The word list ends at U: uáth, which is listed as meaning ...

Vocabulary list titled 'Coir anan san'. Copy 1, Late 19th or early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/5/11
Scope and Contents A list of words, which may have been used to compile notes on Gaelic manuscripts, or was in preparation for a dictionary. As well as translations and explanations in English for most listed words*, there is a note of which manuscript and on which page of the manuscript the word can be found.The word list starts at A: annoid. There is no translation given for this word, but it is probably cognate with modern Scottish Gaelic word ...

Vocabulary list titled 'Coir anan san'. Copy 2, Late 19th or early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/5/12
Scope and Contents A list of words, which may have been used to compile notes on Gaelic manuscripts, or was in preparation for a dictionary. As well as translations and explanations in English for most listed words*, there is a note of which manuscript and on which page of the manuscript the word can be found.The word list starts at A: annoid. There is no translation given for this word, but it is probably cognate with modern Scottish Gaelic word ...

Vocabulary lists headed 'Index and Notes', early 20th century

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Identifier: Coll-98/5/7
Scope and Contents A list of words, which may have been used to compile notes on Gaelic manuscripts, or was in preparation for a dictionary. As well as translations and explanations in English or each listed word, there is a note of which manuscript and on which page of the manuscript the word can be found.
The word list starts at A: ard, meaning 'a height'.
The word list ends at u: ús, meaning 'surname' or 'declaration, narrative'.

Western Medieval Manuscripts

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Identifier: MS
Scope and Contents This collection contains 275 medieval manuscript books and c. 45 fragments which have been donated to, and purchased by the University in the course of its history. These are all books and fragments written by hand, from the early 11th to the 16th centuries. Many are finely illuminated and decorated. The collection is mainly composed of bibles and liturgical texts, books of hours, treatises of theology and philosophy, legal and medical works, examples of pre-Reformation Scottish music,...