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religious texts

Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 36 Collections and/or Records:

'Religious prose literature: Originals and translations', Late 19th or early 20th century

Identifier: Coll-98/3/4/5
Scope and Contents

Despite the title of the notebook, and previous historical records of the notebook, there is very little Gaelic in this notebook. The notebook appears to include a discussion of the history of religious prose.

Dates: Late 19th or early 20th century

Sermons in English, 19th century

Identifier: Coll-98/4/4/6
Scope and Contents

Sermons written in English. Anonymous author.

Dates: 19th century

Stewart manuscripts, 18th or 19th century

Identifier: Coll-98/4/3/4
Scope and Contents

These are a collection of sermons and religious writings. It is currently not certain which Stewart after which the manuscripts are named.

Dates: 18th or 19th century

'The [Gaelic] Bible before the Reformation', 1890

Identifier: Coll-98/3/4/3
Scope and Contents A discussion, possibly a script for a lecture, about the history of the Gaelic Bible. It includes information about translators, their motivations, and figures who possessed or may have possessed copies of a Gaelic Bible. There is some information, but with less focus, on some linguistic issues faced by translators.Although the title of the notebook claims 'before the Reformation', there is some discussion of the Gaelic Bible following the Reformation, with 1801 being the last...
Dates: 1890

"U-urramaich, ga d' is mòr mo bharail do ghliocas", 18th century

Identifier: Coll-98/4/3/11
Scope and Contents

No author, date, or title. It has been noted in previous historical records by the first line of the text: "U-urramaich ge d' is mòr mo bharail do ghliocas", which translates as 'Your honour, although my opinion of your widsom is great'. It appears to be religious in tone, perhaps an address to God.

Dates: 18th century
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Western Medieval Manuscripts

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,...
Dates: early 11th-16th centuries