File NLW MS 2020iB [RESTRICTED ACCESS]. - Gildas; Nennius; Dissertatio de Bardis

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Gildas; Nennius; Dissertatio de Bardis


  • [1751x1787] (Creation)

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106 ff., with insertions (foliated 1-106; paginated 1-212; ff. 87-106 also foliated 1-20; ff. 74 verso-80 verso, 83 verso-84 verso blank) ; 205 x 160 mm.

Leather over boards; 'Nennius Vol. 5' (ink on spine).

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A manuscript in the hand of Evan Evans (Ieuan Fardd) containing 'Archbishop Usher's Copy of Gildas Nennius transcribed from Llannerch Library' (ff. 1-74); 'Gilda Minor' (ff. 81-83) and a treatise in Latin on the Welsh bards (ff. 85-106).

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Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies.

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Usual copyright laws apply.

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Latin, Welsh, English.

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Historical Manuscripts Commission, Report on Manuscripts in the Welsh Language, ed. by J. Gwenogvryn Evans, 2 vols (London: HMSO, 1898-1910), II (1905), 858.

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Available on microfilm at the Library.

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Formerly Panton MS 52 (i).


Preferred citation: NLW MS 2020iB.


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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Microform: $h - MEICRO NLW MS 2020iB.
  • Text: NLW MS 2020iB [RESTRICTED ACCESS] - Access to the original manuscript by authorised permission only. Readers are directed to use surrogate copies.