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

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

Contents

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.

Layout

2 cols of 44 lines.

Hand(s)

Written in low-grade gothic rotunda bookhand.

Decoration

Red or blue initials flourished in the other colour.

History

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.

Availability

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