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

Merton College D. 3. 7 (5)

Contents

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: Most of a bifolium (the outer margin of the second leaf cropped).
Dimensions (leaf): 335 × 230 mm.
Dimensions (written): 235 × 105 mm.

Layout

The text in 2 cols of 48 lines. The gloss, in smaller script, interlinear and surrounding the text, is ruled for and written ad hoc.

Hand(s)

Expert protogothic bookhands, probably one each for text and gloss.

Decoration

Red initials and one blue.

History

Origin: s. xii med. ; Italian

Provenance and Acquisition

Formerly the wrapper of ‘MCR E. 2. 8’ (Liber Aerarii, 1542-69).

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