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The Value of the Textual Evidence

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/9780198215820.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

The body of texts under examination is so large that it is not possible to attempt an item-by-item analysis of the textual evidence for the whole of the three collections. As each Life is studied, ... More


The opinio singularis: The First Recension of Durandus of St Pourçain's Commentary on the Sentences

Isabel Iribarren

in Durandus of St Pourcain: A Dominican Theologian in the Shadow of Aquinas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199282319
eISBN:
9780191603426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199282315.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter considers the first recension of Durandus’s commentary, conveying his initial teaching on the Trinity as it was first intended and ... More


The Final Recension of Durandus's The Final Recension of Durandus's Commentary

Iribarren Isabel

in Durandus of St Pourcain: A Dominican Theologian in the Shadow of Aquinas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199282319
eISBN:
9780191603426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199282315.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter concludes with the final recension of Durandus’s Sentences commentary, thus settling the record with Hervaeus and his order. By ... More


The Adi Granth Traditions and Canon Formation

Pashaura Singh

in The Guru Granth Sahib: Canon, Meaning and Authority

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195663341
eISBN:
9780199080694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195663341.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Sikhism

This chapter discusses the origins of the Adi Granth traditions in the light of the situation of the Sikh Panth in the seventeenth century. It shows that the process of canon formation in the Sikh ... More


The Anglo-Saxon Chronicle: Search for a West Saxon Dynastic and Christian Past

Alfred P. Smyth

in King Alfred the Great

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198229896
eISBN:
9780191678936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198229896.003.0017
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History

This chapter discusses the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle that covers the history of England from the time of the earliest English invaders down to ad 1155. It notes that the work begins even earlier, with ... More


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


Manuscripts of the Oxford 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/9780198215820.003.0008
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

The Oxford collection is preserved in two parchment manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, MS Rawlinson B. 485 (R) and MS Rawlinson B. 505 (I). Revd Charles Plummer has proven beyond reasonable doubt ... More


A Group of Texts Shared by S and O

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/9780198215820.003.0009
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

In his discussion of the Oxford collection, Revd Charles Plummer refers to ten texts where the recension of S is identical with that in O. Characteristically, he lists the Irish saints in ... More


The O'Donohue Group of Texts in SDO

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/9780198215820.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

This chapter looks at a group of nine Irish saints' Lives preserved in all three collections, together with a possible tenth, the Life of St Columba of Terryglass, in S and O. This group is known as ... More


The Text and its Authors; or, How to Write a Saga

Ralph O'Connor

in The Destruction of Da Derga's Hostel: Kingship and Narrative Artistry in a Mediaeval Irish Saga

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199666133
eISBN:
9780191744693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199666133.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter focuses on the material process of saga‐writing and authorship. The Middle Irish saga exists in several divergent manuscript versions, raising the question of whether it is possible to ... More


The Vignette of BD 32 in the Tomb of Karakhamun

Miguel Ángel Molinero Polo and Margarida Redondo Vilanova

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: New Discoveries and Research 2012-2014

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789774167249
eISBN:
9781617976780
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774167249.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter discusses the iconography of the vignette of BD 32 in the tomb of Karakhamun. One of the key objectives of the South Asasif Conservation Project team is to rebuild the walls of ... More


The State of the Evidence

James Daniel Cook

in Preaching and Popular Christianity: Reading the Sermons of John Chrysostom

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198835998
eISBN:
9780191873362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835998.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Chapter 2 contains some preliminary reflections on the nature of the texts of sermons which have been preserved. A number of scholars have expressed concerns about the reliability of the textual ... More


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