Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: G207005

Une version irlandaise du Dialogue du Corps et l'[Acirc ]me

Author: [unknown]

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Georges Dottin

Electronic edition compiled by John Carey, Beatrix Färber

Funded by University College, Cork and
Professor Marianne McDonald via the CELT Project

2. Second draft.

Extent of text: 4500 words


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Text ID Number: G207005


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    Manuscript Source
  1. Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale de France, fonds celtique, no. 101 (An eighteenth-century book of prayers belonging to James Purcell) p. 76–102.
    Secondary literature
  1. For literature about the Apocrypha, click on
  2. A website dedicated to the Latin works of Robert Grosseteste (c. 1170–1253), with extensive source material, is available at
  3. Henri Gaidoz, Le débat du corps et de l'âme en Irlande, Revue Celtique 10 (1889) 463–70.
  4. St. John D. Seymour, 'The Eschatology of the Early Irish Church', Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie 14 (1923) 179–211.
  5. St. John D. Seymour, 'Notes on Apocrypha in Ireland', Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 26 (1926) class C: 107–117.
  6. St. John D. Seymour, Irish Visions of the Other-World: A Contribution to the Study of Medieval Visions (London 1930).
  7. Louis Gougaud, Christianity in Celtic lands: a history of the churches of the Celts, their origin, their development, influence and mutual relations by Dom Louis Gougaud, translated from the author's MS. by Maud Joynt (London 1932; reprinted Dublin 1992).
  8. Brian O'Dwyer Grogan, The Eschatological Doctrines of the Early Irish Church, [unpublished doctoral dissertation] (Fordham University 1972).
  9. David N. Dumville, 'Biblical Apocrypha and the Early Irish', Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 73 (1973) C: 299–338.
  10. Martin McNamara, The Apocrypha in the Irish Church (Dublin: DIAS 1975; corrected reprint 1984).
  11. Bernard McGinn, Apocalypticism in the middle ages: an historiographical sketch, Medieval Studies 13 (1975), Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies, Toronto, 252–286. Reprinted in: Bernard McGinn, Apocalypticism in the Western Tradition (Brookfield, Vermont 1994).
  12. The Irish Adam and Eve story from Saltair na Rann. 2 vols. Vol. I: Text and translation by David Greene and Fergus Kelly; Vol. II: Commentary by Brian O. Murdoch. (Dublin: DIAS 1976).
  13. Bernard McGinn, Visions of the End: Apocalyptic Traditions in the Middle Ages (New York 1979).
  14. Máire Herbert, Martin McNamara (eds.), Irish Biblical Apocrypha. Selected texts in translation, Edinburgh 1989.
  15. Martin McNamara, 'Early medieval Irish eschatology'. In: Próinséas Ní Chatháin and Michael Richter (eds.), Ireland and Europe in the early Middle Ages, learning and literature: Irland und Europa im früheren Mittelalter, Bildung und Literatur (Stuttgart 1996) 42–75.
  16. Thomas O'Loughlin, 'The Celtic homily: creeds and eschatology'. Milltown Studies 41 (1998) 99–115.
  17. J. C. Vanderkam, Calendars in the Dead Sea Scrolls: Measuring time (London, New York 1998).
  18. Milton McCormick Gatch, Eschatology and Christian nurture: themes in Anglo-Saxon and medieval religious life, (Aldershot 2000).
  19. Benjamin Hudson, 'Time is Short: The Eschatology of the Early Gaelic Church', in: Caroline Walker Bynum and Paul Freedman (eds.), Last Things: Death and the Apocalypse in the Middle Ages (Philadelphia 2000) 101–23.
    The edition used in the digital edition
  1. Georges Dottin, Une version irlandaise du Dialogue du Corps et l'[Acirc ]me in Revue Celtique. Volume 23, Paris, F. Vieweg (1902) pages 8–38


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The present text represents even pages 8–38 of the published edition.

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Direct speech is tagged q.


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Profile Description

Created: By (an) unknown monastic author(s); the attribution is uncertain. Date range: c. 1200–1300.

Use of language

Language: [GA] Text in Late Middle and Early Modern Irish.
Language: [LA] Some text is in Latin.

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