Sanas Cormaic

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Printed source of this electronic edition

‘Cormac’s Glossary’, ed. Whitley Stokes, in Three Irish Glossaries, (London: Williams and Norgate, 1862)

Manuscript source of printed text

Royal Irish Academy Ms 23 P 16 (Leabhar Breac), cat. no. 1230, pp 263-72

(formerly H. and S. no. 224)

Other manuscript sources

Trinity College Dublin Ms H.2.16 (The Yellow Book of Lecan), cat. no. 1318, cols. 3-87

Trinity College Dublin Ms H.2.15 b, cat. no. 1317, pp 13-39 (scribe: Fland), pp 77-102 (scribe: Dubhaltach Mac Firbhisigh)

Trinity College Dublin Ms H.2.18 (The Book of Leinster), cat. no. 1339, p. 179 (incomplete)

Oxford, Bodleian Library Ms Laud 610, f. 79a - 84a (incomplete)

Royal Irish Academy Ms D ii 1, (The Book of Uí Mhaine), cat. no. 1225, f. 177a1 - 184a1


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Project funder: Professor Marianne McDonald (University of California, San Diego) via the Ireland Funds.

Date: Final mark-up completed, 2009-03-23

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