The Psalter and Martyrology of Ricemarch
The Psalter and Martyrology of Ricemarch  -     Edited By: Hugh Jackson Lawlor
    By: Hugh Jackson Lawlor(ED.)
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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 268
Vendor: Henry Bradshaw Society
Publication Date: 2008
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 X 0.61 (inches)
ISBN: 1870252306
ISBN-13: 9781870252300
Series: Henry Bradshaw Society

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First of 2 vols, see 48]. Ricemarsh or Rhygyfarch the wise, son of Sulien or Sulgenius. His father was Bishop of St Davids in Wales in the years 1072-1078 and 1080-1085. Rhygyfarch himself was a teacher in the school of St Davids, actually sited at Llanbadarn Fawr, The so-called Ricemarsh Psalter including the martyology], housed as Dublin, Trinity College MS 50, is dated by the editor to c. 1076-1081. The Psalter is Jerome's translation from the Hebrew, and although the text is not reprinted in full in this edition, a collation is given against Domenico Vallarsi's edition," Sancti Eusebii Hieronymi stridonensis presbyteri operanum tomus nonus, Antonio Berno & Giacomo Vallarsi, Verona, 1738, coll. 1159ff, and Paul Anton de Lagarde, Psalterium iuxta Hebraeos Hieronymi, Teubner, Leipzig, 1874. The Martyology us an abbreviated recension of the Hieronymian martyrology and is close to the redaction in the Codex Epternacensis. The poem "The Lament of Ricemarch" is printed in an appendix taken from London, British Library, Cotton MS Faustina C.I., fol. 66. The wqhole edition is abundantly furnished with notes. See Kenney, n. 508; BCLL, nn. 31, 32, 123.

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