A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

Jesus College MS. 56

Contents

Language(s): Latin

Vulgate

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

"Fine historiated and other initials. Penwork initials. Related in style to the Johannes Grusch atelier (cf. Branner, figs. 210-243)." (Alexander & Temple)

History

Origin: 13th century ; French: Paris (?)

Record Sources

Summary description by Owen McKnight, based on the following sources.

J. J. G. Alexander and Elzbieta Temple, Illuminated manuscripts in Oxford college libraries, the University Archives and the Taylor Institution (Oxford, 1985) [information on decoration and origin]