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

Merton College D. 3. 5 (3-4)


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: Two leaves (the second the last of the quire)
Dimensions (leaf): 330 × 210 mm.
Dimensions (written): 220 × 160 mm.


2 cols of 38 lines.


Written in a rather rough low-grade textura.




Origin: s. xv

Provenance and Acquisition

Taken from ‘79. g. 10’ (Epiphanius in Greek, Basel 1544, belonged to the College in 1556).

Another two leaves are in Shrewsbury School, F. VII. 5 (Plutarch, Paris 1544), and perhaps another two in Deane Park, Corby, X. f. 11 (Plutarch, Basel 1542).

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 394, 488, 544.

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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