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

Merton College D. 3. 5 (42-5)


Language(s): Latin

Commentary on Exodus (consisting of extracts from an ‘expositio in libro beati Iob’)

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: Four large strips
Dimensions (leaf): 350 × 235 mm.
Dimensions (written): 235 × 160 mm.


2 cols of 44 lines.


Written in low-grade gothic rotunda bookhand.


Red or blue initials flourished in the other colour.


Origin: s. xiv ; ?French

Provenance and Acquisition

Taken from ‘62. f. 7’ (Socinus, Lyons 1533).

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.

Funding of Cataloguing

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

Last Substantive Revision

2019-11-25: First online publication

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