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

Merton College E. 3. 2(b)


Language(s): Latin



Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: Two complete leaves, and the top and bottom halves of two more
Dimensions (leaf): 325 × 220 mm.
(the margins clipped)
Dimensions (written): 230 × 120 mm.
the surrounding gloss, which fills the page, ruled for ad hoc.


2 cols of 51 lines


Expert gothic rotunda bookhands, one each for text and gloss.


Red or blue initials, flourished in the other colour; plain red or blue initials.


Origin: s. xiii ; ?French

Provenance and Acquisition

Taken from a printed book.

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

2019-11-27: First online publication

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