The Irish Liber hymnorum; Translations and notes

9781231032589: The Irish Liber hymnorum;  Translations and notes

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 Excerpt: ...has grassatur, but puts grauatur in his margin. The active form grassare ' to attack' is used here and in 1. 38 of the Altus Prosator, these being the only places where the word occurs in these hymns. 35 obiectd i.e. the charges that were laid against Christ. Cassander prints crimen. 36 Cesaris for an insult to him was nomen regis upon anyone else than upon him alone... regent esse dicebat. 37 Cassander has negandum and in 38 grauatur. 38 sputd i.e. the spittle. fiagra i.e. the scourges. 39 Todd notes that an interpretation of the four points of the cross similar to that written in the left margin of T is given by Augustine.1 Among the Irish glosses at Turin on a fragmentary Commentary on St. Mark's Gospel, we have in like manner: "Ipsa species crucis quid est nisi forma quadrat! mondi."3 The note in the right margin of T is: Quatuor ligna fuerunt in cruce Christi; cedar its foot, and cypress its tongue, and pine the wedge that was driven through it, and birch the board on which was written the title. Stokes quotes' a similar observation in Irish verse from the MS. H. 3.18 in Trinity College, Dublin. 42 We should apparently read uinculo. Cassander has the following variants: 43 scissa pendent; 45 adfuit... myrra; 47 prcecipit; 48 quit spofonder at. 50 iie/lns uellus sericum i.e. the woollen Jleece; that was a good kind Oj raiment. Sunt apud Ethiopiam et Indos quidam in arboribus uermes qui bombyces appellantur, qui aranete more tenuissima JHa nent, et unde sericum uestimentum effidtur. The latter part of the note is, in substance, found in Isidore (I.e.) Cassander has: 51 demouet.. surgit.. integer; 52 Judaea mendax.. uideret; 54 moestas.. trisfeis; 58 intrat. 56 nuntiant is probably the true reading. See p. xii above. 58 intrat is undoubtedly the...

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