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

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

Contents

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.

Layout

2 cols of 38 lines.

Hand(s)

Written in a rather rough low-grade textura.

Decoration

None.

History

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.

Availability

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

Bibliography

    Ker, Pastedowns, nos 394, 488, 544.