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Manuscripts of the Dublin Collection

Richard Sharpe

in Medieval Irish Saints' Lives: An Introduction to Vitae Sanctorum Hiberniae

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198215820
eISBN:
9780191678219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198215820.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

The best-known Irish collection of vitae, commonly referred to as the Codex Kilkenniensis, survives in two parchment manuscripts, both now in Dublin libraries. The contents of these manuscripts are ... More


The Milieux of the Later Collections

Richard Sharpe

in Medieval Irish Saints' Lives: An Introduction to Vitae Sanctorum Hiberniae

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198215820
eISBN:
9780191678219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198215820.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

There is no parallel in the later collections to the grand literary design conceived and executed by the redactor of the Dublin collection. By the thirteenth century, throughout Europe, the trend in ... More


The Compilation of the Dublin Collection

Richard Sharpe

in Medieval Irish Saints' Lives: An Introduction to Vitae Sanctorum Hiberniae

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198215820
eISBN:
9780191678219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198215820.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

The value which students from Fr. Hugh Ward, John Colgan, and Archbishop James Ussher to Revd Charles Plummer and James Kenney have consistently put on the Lives of the Dublin collection has not been ... More


Applying the Paradigm: St Patrick and St Maedóc

Richard Sharpe

in Medieval Irish Saints' Lives: An Introduction to Vitae Sanctorum Hiberniae

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198215820
eISBN:
9780191678219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198215820.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

The table of contents in M shows that D began with a Life of St Patrick, now lost from both M and T. The Life of St Brigit is also lost from both manuscripts, but with the help of Archbishop James ... More


Conclusions and Continuations

Richard Sharpe

in Medieval Irish Saints' Lives: An Introduction to Vitae Sanctorum Hiberniae

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198215820
eISBN:
9780191678219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198215820.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

The O'Donohue group of Irish saints' Lives must be added to the list of Latin texts from what is termed Phase I, the period roughly between 6650 and 850. These texts each have their own individual ... More


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