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

Merton College E. 3. 5(b)


Language(s): Latin

Peter Lombard, Sentences (part of I, II. 8–28 with gaps)

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: Eight leaves (two cut in half), the last from the end of a quire
Dimensions (leaf): 320 × 210 mm.
Dimensions (written): 185 × 110 mm.


Ruled with crayon in 2 cols of 35 lines. Running heads between lines ruled right across the page.


Written in a proficient gothic rotunda bookhand of Parisian type.


Small pink, blue and gold initials; red or blue initials flourished in the colour.


Origin: s. xiii ; French

Provenance and Acquisition

Removed from unidentified bindings. Two fragms. of a single leaf are in 48. f. 9 (H. Mercurialis, &c., Venice 1572, &c.), two fragms. of another leaf are in 48. f. 4 (P. Vegetius, &c., Basel 1574, &c.), and two leaves in 48. f. 8 (A. Campolongus, &c., Venice 1586, &c.).

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.


    Ker, Pastedowns, nos 1056, 1059, 1078.

Funding of Cataloguing

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

Last Substantive Revision

2019-11-08: First online publication

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