Peritia: journal of the Medieval Academy of Ireland 14 (2000)
Rev. by
Denis Faul, in SAM 18/2 (2001), pp. 247-249.
Jaski (Bart): Cú Chuimne, Ruben and the compilation of the Collectio canonum Hibernensis.
In Peritia 14 (2000), pp. 51–69.

Richter (Michael): Dating the Irish synods in the Collectio canonum Hibernensis.
In Peritia 14 (2000), pp. 70–84.
Proposes a date posterior to the Paschal controversy of 630-640 for the celebration of the Irish synods excerpted in CCH.

In Appendix: The Irish synods in CCH (I. Synodus Hibernensis, Hibernenses; II. Synodus Romana, Romani).

Ó Cróinín (Dáibhí): Who was Palladius, ‘first bishop of the Irish’?
In Peritia 14 (2000), pp. 205–237.
Uses new evidence to draw a biographical sketch of Palladius, suggesting an identification with the Palladius mentioned by Rutilius Namatianus in De reditu suo.

Ó Corráin (Donnchadh): Rabies in Ireland in 776.
In Peritia 14 (2000), p. 254.
AU2 ad annum 775.12; explains conbadh as ‘rabies’.

Mc Carthy (Daniel): The chronology of St. Brigit of Kildare.
In Peritia 14 (2000), pp. 255–281.
Offers a critical, chronological and textual analysis of all annalistic entries on the life of St. Brigit of Kildare, and argues that Annals of Tigernach and Chronicon Scotorum preserve the oldest chronology presented originally in the Iona chronicle.

Bray (Dorothy Ann): Suckling at the Breast of Christ: a spiritual lesson in an Irish hagiographical motif.
In Peritia 14 (2000), pp. 282–296.
Discusses the rare motif of breast-feeding men, occurring in the lives of Colmán Elo, Berach, and Findchú of Brí Gobhann.

Russell (Paul): Graece …Latine: Graeco-Latin glossaries in early medieval Ireland.
In Peritia 14 (2000), pp. 406–420.
Investigates the sources of Greek material in Irish vernacular glossaries (particularly Sanas Cormaic).

Johnston (Elva): Íte: patron of her people?
In Peritia 14 (2000), pp. 421–428.
On the cult of St. Íte, founder of the monastery at Killeedy, Co. Limerick.

Woods (David): On ‘ships in the air’ in 749.
In Peritia 14 (2000), pp. 429–430.
AU2 ad annum 749.9; suggests emendation to nubes visae sunt converescere, denoting a rare meteorological fenomenon.

Ó Corráin (Donnchadh): King-making in Leinster in 835.
In Peritia 14 (2000), p. 431.
AU2 ad annum 835.1; emends corodigestar to co ro ordigestar.

Russell (Paul): Virgilius filius Ramuth: Irish scribes and Irish nomenclature.
In Peritia 14 (2000), pp. 432–433.
Suggests this version of the name of Virgilius Maro Grammaticus preserved in Ars Sergi(li)i results from the misreading of an abbreviated form.