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

Merton College D. 3. 2 (10-11)

Contents

Language(s): Latin

Psalter (Ps. 118)

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: Two fragments, together most of a single leaf, clipped except at the foot.
Dimensions (leaf): 235 × 160 mm.
Dimensions (written): 195 × 135 mm.

Layout

Ruled with fine pencil in 2 cols of 30 lines.

Hand(s)

Written in an early gothic bookhand.

Decoration

Blue and green initials flourished in red; red initials and line-fillers.

History

Origin: s. xii ex. ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Taken from ‘73. b. 11’ (J. B. Montanus, Basel 1562).

Record Sources

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

Availability

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

Bibliography

    Ker, Pastedowns, no. 863a.

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