Baumgarten (Rolf)

(1936 – 2012)

Baumgarten (Rolf): Varia: IV. A crux in Táin bó Fraích.
In Ériu 23 (1972), pp. 235–241.
Discusses the grammar, idiom and contents of the dialogue in TBF lines 361-362 (as ed. by W. Meid 1967 [BILL 4991]).
Baumgarten (Rolf) (ed.): Old Irish personal names: M. A. O’Brien’s ‘Rhŷs Lecture’-Notes, 1957.
In Celtica 10 (1973), pp. 211–236.
Includes sections on typology, morphology, common elements, female names, borrowed names, frequency list of the most common names, and an index of names and elements discussed.
O’Brien (Michael A.)
Baumgarten (Rolf): Alf Sommerfelt’s proposals for an Irish linguistic survey, 1941.
In StH 14 (1974), pp. 124–139.
Baumgarten (Rolf): A crux in Echtrae Conlai.
In Éigse 16/1 (Samhradh 1975), pp. 18–23.
On the interpretation of the quatrain beg. Táthut airi(u) is ar álaib, in §5 (as ed. by J. Pokorny 1928 and H. P. A. Oskamp 1974).
Baumgarten (Rolf): Myles Dillon (1900-1972): a bibliography.
In Celtica 11 (1976), pp. 1–14.
Baumgarten (Rolf): Irish studies theses–1975.
In Éigse 16/3 (Samhradh 1976), pp. 239–242.
Dillon (Myles): The Irish settlements in Wales.
In Celtica 12 (1977), pp. 1–11 (= O’Donnell lecture, Oxford, 1971; prepared for publication by Rolf Baumgarten).
Baumgarten (Rolf) (ed.)
Baumgarten (Rolf): David Greene: a bibliography.
In Ériu 34 (1983), pp. 11–19.
Baumgarten (Rolf): Varia: III. A note on Táin bó Regamna.
In Ériu 34 (1983), pp. 189–193.
Emends dítin (IT ii l. 52 (diten YBL), l. 53 (ditin Eg. 1782)) to dídin, vn. of do-feid and translates Is oc dídin do báis-siu atáu-sa ocus bia as ‘I am and I shall be bringing about your death’.
Baumgarten (Rolf): A Hiberno-Isidorian etymology.
In Peritia 2 (1983), pp. 225–228.
A medieval etymology of Scotti from the Lebor Gabála.
Baumgarten (Rolf): The geographical orientation of Ireland in Isidore and Orosius.
In Peritia 3 (1984), pp. 189–203.
On the origin of the description of the position of Ireland in the 11th c. ‘Míniugud’ recension of Lebor gabála Érenn (cf. R. Thurneysen, Zu irischen Handschriften und Literaturdenkmälern, §15. Leabhar gabhála [Best2 1017]).
Baumgarten (Rolf): The kindred metaphors in Bechbretha and Coibnes usci thairidne.
In Peritia 4 (1985), pp. 307–327.
On the use of the analogy of the four categories of kinship (gelḟine, derbḟine, íarfine, indḟine) applied to three cases of neighbourhood law: I. Bechbretha §§9-11, 18-22; II. Bechbretha §§12-13; III. Coibnes uisci thairidne §§1-3, 8. With linguistic discussion and English translation.

Appendix: ad D. A. Binchy, in Celtica 10 (1973), p. 80 §11 [Aithgabál bech].
Baumgarten (Rolf): Placenames, etymology, and the structure of Fianaigecht.
In Béaloideas 54–55 (1986–1987), pp. 1–24.
Discusses various examples of medieval Irish literary etymologizing: 1. Oisín (from Dinnshenchas); 2. áes síde (from Echtra Conli); 3. Cenn Currig, Currech Lifi and Bodamair (from Bruiden Átha hÍ); 4. Adarca Iuchna and *Léimm Finn (from Aided Find).

Repr. in The heroic process (1987), pp. 1-24.
Baumgarten (Rolf) (comp.): D. A. Binchy: a bibliography.
In Peritia 5 (1986), pp. 468–477.
Baumgarten (Rolf) (comp.): Bibliography of Irish linguistics and literature 1942–71.
Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 1986. xxiii + 776 pp.
Rev. by
P. A. Breatnach, in Éigse 22 (1987), pp. 141-142.
P.-Y. Lambert, in ÉtC 24 (1987), pp. 359-360.
Karl Horst Schmidt, in ZCP 43 (1989), pp. 242-243.
Patrick Sims-Williams, in CMCS 13 (Summer, 1987), pp. 104-105.
Baumgarten (Rolf): Ernest Gordon Quin: a bibliography.
In Ériu 38 (1987), pp. 4–8.
Carey (John): Echtrae Conlai: a crux revisited.
In Celtica 19 (1987), pp. 9–11.
ad R. Baumgarten, in Éigse 16/1 (1975), pp. 18-23.
Baumgarten (Rolf) (ref.)
Baumgarten (Rolf): Kuno Meyer’s Irish manuscript.
In NSCS 1 (Nov. 1987), pp. 23–25.
On the discovery of MS RIA 23 M 70, previously owned by Kuno Meyer, containing the 1631 recension of Leabhar gabhála by Mícheál Ó Cléirigh, probably an autograph.
Baumgarten (Rolf): Michael A. O’Brien (1896-1962): a bibliography.
In Celtica 19 (1987), pp. 121–125.
Baumgarten (Rolf): Kuhns Zeitschrift: 100 Bände alt.
In NSCS 2 (Nov. 1988), pp. 32–33.
Baumgarten (Rolf): The School of Irish Learning.
In NSCS 3 (Nov. 1989), pp. 30–36.
Baumgarten (Rolf): The syntax of Irish: ar marb, ar mbeo : ar mairb, ar mbí.
In Ériu 40 (1989), pp. 99–112.
Baumgarten (Rolf): James Carney: a bibliography.
In Sages, saints and storytellers [Fs. Carney] (1989), pp. 463–472.
Bibliography 1939–1987.
Baumgarten (Rolf): Etymological aetiology in Irish tradition.
In Ériu 41 (1990), pp. 115–122.
On the de-onymization of place-names.
Baumgarten (Rolf): Discourse markers in medieval Irish texts: cs̄, cair, nı̄, and similar features.
In Ériu 43 (1992), pp. 1–37.
1. Functional identity of cs̄, ces, cesc, and cair; 2. Origin of cair and ces; 3. ce(a)sc; 4. ní insae, ní ansae, ní hannsa; n’insae; 5. Translation, lento style, stylistic variation; 6. ce(a)st, ceist; 7. Conclusions. Incl. index of texts referred to.
Baumgarten (Rolf): Cuthbert Mhág Craith (1917–1990).
In NSCS 5 (Mar. 1992), p. 10.
Baumgarten (Rolf): CURIA.
In NSCS 6 (May 1993), p. 32.
On the archive of early Irish texts on-line.
Baumgarten (Rolf): Cr(a)ide hé… and the early Irish copula sentence.
In Ériu 45 (1994), pp. 121–126.
Baumgarten (Rolf): Heinrich Wagner (1923-1988): a bibliography.
In Miscellanea Wagner (1997), pp. 355–366.
Baumgarten (Rolf): Co nómad n-ó: an early Irish socio-legal timescale.
In Peritia 17–18 (2003–2004), pp. 338–356.
Discussion of the origins of the phrase co nómad n-ó and of its application in (1) Críth gablach and Cóic conara fugill; (2) Audacht Moraind and the Rule of Mochuta; and (3) Ces Noínden and the metrical Dindshenchas.
Baumgarten (Rolf): Creative medieval etymology and Irish hagiography (Lasair, Columba, Senán).
In Ériu 54 (2004), pp. 49–78.
Outlines the Isidorian etymological methodology and illustrates its application in Irish scholarship with four examples from Irish hagiography.
Baumgarten (Rolf) (comp.), Ó Maolalaigh (Roibeard) (ed.): Electronic bibliography of Irish linguistics and literature 1942-71 / compiled by Rolf Baumgarten, edited by Roibeard Ó Maolalaigh.
Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, 2004.
CD–ROM. Revised electronic edition of Rolf Baumgarten, Bibliography of Irish Linguistics and Literature (Dublin, DIAS, 1986) with numerous corrections. Also published, with extra functional features, at

Rev. by
Pádraic Moran, in Peritia 21 (2010), pp. 357-359.
Baumgarten (Rolf): The ‘pig and vine gloss’ and the Lives of St. Brigit.
In Peritia 19 (2005), pp. 229–38.
Discusses glosses and commentaries on Psalm 79:13-14 with particular reference to Ml. 102a15, and points out the Psalm’s relevance to the argument favouring the priority of Vita I S. Brigitae over Vita II.