Corpus of Electronic Texts Edition: T207000
Tidings of Doomsday
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File DescriptionWhitley Stokes
translated by Whitley Stokes
Electronic edition compiled by Benjamin Hazard
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2. Second draft.
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- Dublin, Royal Irish Academy, MS 1229 (=23 E 25), alias Lebor na hUidre, p. 3134; for details see Kathleen Mulchrone, T. F. O'Rahilly et al. (eds.), Catalogue of Irish Manuscripts in the Royal Irish Academy (Dublin 192670) 336779. For a diplomatic edition see R. I. Best and Osborn Bergin (eds.), Lebor na hUidre: Book of the Dun Cow (Dublin 1929).
- For literature about the Apocrypha, click on https://celt.ucc.ie/Apocrypha.pdf
- Kuno Meyer, Eine altirische Homilie, Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie 4 (1903) 24143. [Meyer takes this homily from RIA Ms. 23 P 3 to be written in the Old Irish period, pointing out that paragraphs 4 and 6 are echoed, though in a different context, in the present electronic edition, and in LU fo. 32b.]
- St. John D. Seymour, 'The Eschatology of the Early Irish Church, Zeitschrift für Celtische Philologie 14 (1923) 179211.
- St. John D. Seymour, 'Notes on Apocrypha in Ireland', Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 26 (1926) Class C: 107117.
- St. John D. Seymour, Irish Visions of the Other-World: A Contribution to the Study of Medieval Visions (London 1930).
- 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).
- Brian O'Dwyer Grogan, The Eschatological Doctrines of the Early Irish Church, [unpublished doctoral dissertation] (Fordham University 1972).
- David N. Dumville, 'Biblical Apocrypha and the Early Irish', Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 73 (1973) C: 299338.
- Martin McNamara, The Apocrypha in the Irish Church (Dublin: DIAS 1975; corrected reprint 1984).
- Bernard McGinn, Apocalypticism in the middle ages: an historiographical sketch, Medieval Studies 13 (1975), Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies, Toronto, 252286. Reprinted in: Bernard McGinn, Apocalypticism in the Western Tradition (Brookfield, Vermont 1994).
- 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).
- Bernard McGinn, Visions of the End: Apocalyptic Traditions in the Middle Ages (New York 1979).
- Máire Herbert, Martin McNamara (eds.), Irish Biblical Apocrypha. Selected texts in translation (Edinburgh 1989).
- Martin McNamara, 'Early medieval Irish eschatology'. In: Próinséas Ní Chatháin and Michael Richter (eds.) Irland und Europa im früheren Mittelalter: Bildung und Literatur (Stuttgart 1996) 4275.
- Thomas O'Loughlin, 'The Celtic homily: creeds and eschatology', Milltown Studies 41 (1998) 99115.
- Milton McCormick Gatch, Eschatology and Christian nurture: themes in Anglo-Saxon and medieval religious life (Aldershot 2000).
- 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) 10123.
- Martin McNamara, Apocalyptic and eschatological heritage: the Middle East and Celtic realms (Dublin 2003).
The edition used in the digital edition
- Whitley Stokes, Tidings of Doomsday in Revue Celtique. Volume 4, Paris, F. Vieweg (187980) page 24557
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Language: [EN] Preface and text are in English.
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