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MS 1319/2/7

Catalogue of Irish Manuscripts in the Library of Trinity College, Dublin


MS 1319/2/7


1319 is made up of two volumes, formerly one, are made up of various fragments, some quarto, some small folio, of various ages, and treating of different subjects.

1319/2/7 belongs to the second volume comprising of vellum.

p. 195. An imperfect copy of the Uracept (or Uraicept), na n-Eigeas, or Primer of the Bards, small folio, written by different hands.

pp. 195-278. Not Uraicept na n-Éigeas, but five middle-Irish grammatical treatises : (1) on the verb ; (2) p. 231 b, on the noun ; (3) p. 233, on the verb ; (4) p. 239, on the syntax of the verb; (5) p. 252, on the noun. The last has been edited by Bergin. Eriu, vol. viii, Supplement. The first, fourth, and fifth are mainly written by one scribe, helped here and there by a second. The other two treatises seem to show two or three different hands.


199. in a blank space, the name “Domhnall” is written in ogham characters.

219. in the upper margin, a late hand has written as maith an Leabar so ag cloinn Craith.

221. upper margin, in another late hand, Agso Leabar lollainn í Domnallain.