MS. Add. C. 109
Summary Catalogue no.: 28941
Letters of Ps.-Eusebius, Ps.-Augustine, and Ps.-Cyril, on Jerome
These three works often circulated together; many manuscripts, including some at the Bodleian, are listed by B. Lambert, Bibliotheca Hieronymiana manuscripta: La tradition manuscrite des œuvres de Saint Jérôme, vol. iiiB (The Hague, 1970), no. 903 pp. 642–63.
Frame-ruled in blind; written in two columns of about 43–45 lines, c. 195 × 135 mm.
Initials in plain red.
Bound in brown cloth, matching MSS. Add. C. 108 and 110, probably for Bliss by David Nutt, of Winchester (see MS. Add. C. 110); the spine stamped in gilt with the shelfmark and ‘MSS | III’. The edges of the leaves speckled red.
Provenance and Acquisition
William Henry Bliss (1835–1911) (cf. MS. Add. C. 108); with his armorial bookplate and notes on flyleaves.
Purchased from Bliss by the Bodleian, 26 June 1868, for £1 10s 0d. (cf. MS. Add. C. 108, MS. Add. C. 110). Former Bodleian shelfmarks: ‘MSS. Addit. Bodl. Π. E. 20’ (‘Π. E. 20’ cancelled by encircling and superseded by ‘C. 109’, also encircled).
Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)
Last Substantive Revision
2021-06-11: Andrew Dunning Encoded Peter Kidd description.