The Patrician Documents in the Book of Armagh

Title:
The Patrician Documents in the Book of Armagh
Library:
Trinity College Library
Language:
Latin, Old Irish
City:
DUBLIN, Ireland
Shelf Mark:
MS 52
Alternate Names:
Liber Armachanus -- Codex Ardmachanus -- Canon of Patrick --
Origin:
Armagh, Ireland
Dimensions:
221 folios (of which fols. 2-24 are reproduced) -- ca. 195 x145 mm.
Date Description:
Beginning of the 9th century -- 807-808
Author:
Scribe: Ferdomnach, working ca. 807-808 --
Content:
Life of Patrick, by Muirchu Maccu Machteni (fol. 20r and fols. 2-8) -- Dicta Patricii (fol. 9r) -- Life of Patrick, by Tirechan (fol. 9r-15v) -- Records of gifts of land to Patrick (fols. 16-17v) -- Notes concerning Patrick and also Pope Gregory I, partly in Irish (fols. 18-19) -- Liber Angeli (The Book of the Angel)(fols. 20v-21v) -- Confession of Patrick (fols. 22-24). Other items *not* included in the facsmile: the Eusebian Canons, St. Jerome's letter to Damasus, Epistles of St. Paul, with prefaces, chiefly by Pelagius, Epistles of James, Peter, John, and Jude; the Apocalypse, the Gospels according to Matthew, Mark, John, and Luke, and the "Life of St. Martin of Tours", by Sulpicius Severus. At bottom of folio 16 verso, there is an entry which the scribe says was made "in conspectu Briani imperatoris Scotorum", probably in 1002.
Hand:
Insular minuscule --
Illuminations:
Yes
Type of Decoration:
drawings of the symbols of the evangelists --
Musical Notation:
No
Call Number:
Medieval [7th Floor Hesburgh] Reference (Rm. 715) BR 1720 .P26 B66 1937 Non-Circulating
Commentary Volume:
No
Nature of Facsimile:
Partial monochrome collotype full-size reproduction (fols. 2-24 only) -- each photograph is surrounded by a wide margin --
Series:
Facsimiles in collotype of Irish manuscripts 3 --
Publication Date:
1937
Place of Publication:
Dublin, Ireland
Publisher:
Stationery Office, for The Irish Manuscripts Commission --
Printer:
Ordnance Survey, Dublin
Notes:
Introduction by Edward Gwynn --
Bibliography:
Liber Ardmachanus : the book of Armagh / ed. with introduction and appendices by John Gwynn, Dublin : Hodges, Figgis & Co., Ltd. ; London : Williams & Norgate, 1913 (reproduces the layout and the content of the entire manuscript in modern print) -- The Patrician texts in the Book of Armagh / edited with introduction, translation and commentary by Ludwig Bieler ; with a contribution by Fergus Kelly, Dublin : Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1979 --
Type of Text:
Biblical, documents, hagiographical, New Testament, prose, religious, vernacular