Irish Litanies, Text and Translation

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Thirteen devotional litanies in Irish from a great variety of dates, each edited with an English translation on the facing page.

The MSS are Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1339 (formerly H.2.18, the Book of Leinster); some leaves were in Dublin, Franciscan Convent, Merchant's Quay (now Killiney, Franciscan Library, see Dillon A3); Brussels, Royal Library MSS 5100, 2324, 4190; Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 23.N.10; 23.P.6 (the Leabhar Breac, 'Speckled Book', or Great Book of Dun Doighre); Stowe MS B.IV.2; Stowe MS D.II.l (Leabhar Uì Má ine, the Book of the O'Kellys); Dublin, Trinity College, MS 1285 (formerly H.1.11); MS 1318 (formerly MS H.2.16, the Leabhar Buidhe Lecain or Yellow Book of Lecan); London, British Library, Additional MS 30512; Egerton MS 92; Oxford, Bodleian Library, Laud Misc. 610 (SC 1132); Oxford, Bodleian Library, Laud Misc. 615 (SC 784); Rawlinson MS B.512 (SC 11859). See Kenney, n. 586.

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