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The Gaelic Notes in the Book of Deer
  • Bandtyp: Häftad
  • Språk: Engelska
  • Utgiven: 200809
  • Antal sidor: 184
  • Vikt i gram: 240
  • ISBN10:0521076757
  • ISBN13:9780521076753

The Gaelic Notes in the Book of Deer

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Beskrivning:

The Book of Deer, 43 folios of manuscript, containing parts of the Gospels and the Apostles' Creed, is one of the treasures of the Cambridge University Library. The Book is important not so much for its primary contents as for the notes in Gaelic which have been added to it in some of the available blank spaces. These notes record the foundation 'myth' of the monastery of Deer in north-east Aberdeenshire, and formal recordings of various grants of lands to the monastery. The language in which the notes are written is the form of Gaelic spoken in Buchan during the earlier part of the twelfth century, which means that this manuscript predates the next earliest surviving Scots Gaelic documents by almost three centuries. Professor Jackson presents a diplomatic text of the notes, based on a careful study of the original manuscript, together with an edited text, a translation, discussion, notes and a glossary.

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