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

Merton College D. 3. 2 (1-2)


Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: Two leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 340 × 250 mm.
Dimensions (written): 280 × 180 mm.


Ruled with ink in 2 cols of 36 lines.


Written in Gothic textura of two sizes.


Blue initials flourished with red; plain red or blue initials; yellow highlighting.


Origin: s. xv in. ; English or French

Provenance and Acquisition

Taken from ‘52 k. 3’ (G. Rondeletius, Lyon 1554–5). Another leaf is now Bodl. Libr., MS Lat. misc. b. 18, no. B. 36, taken from St John’s Coll., ‘Σ. 2. 29’ (Marianus Scotus &c., Basel 1559).

Record Sources

R. M. Thomson, A descriptive catalogue of the medieval manuscripts of Merton College, Oxford (Cambridge: D. S. Brewer), 2009.


For enquiries relating to this manuscript please contact Merton College Library.


    Ker, Pastedowns, nos 606, 609 and Corrigenda, p. 12.

Funding of Cataloguing

Conversion of the printed catalogue to TEI funded by the Warden and Fellows of Merton College .

Last Substantive Revision

2019-11-19: First online publication

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