The Lebar Brecc Tractate on the Canonical Hours
An electronic edition
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Printed source of this electronic edition
The Lebar Brecc Tractate on the Canonical Hours, ed. R. I. Best, in Miscellany Presented to Kuno Meyer, O. J. Bergin & C. Marstrander eds. (Halle 1912) 142-66
Manuscript source of printed text
Royal Irish Academy Ms 23 P 16 (Leabhar Breac), cat. no. 1230, p. 247 a
Other manuscript sources
Royal Irish Academy Ms 23 N 10, cat. no. 967, pp 96-7 (this MS contains the verse only)
- Middle Irish (cf. Best, p. 143: “On the whole I should assign the composition to the XIth or early XIIth century”).
- Some passages of Latin occur.
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Date: Final mark-up completed, 2008-07-07
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