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

Merton College E. 3. 9 (7)


Language(s): Latin

Digestum Vetus,


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: part of one leaf


2 cols


The text in a neat gothic rotunda bookhand, the gloss in cursive, perhaps added later as it is undecorated.


In the text blue initials flourished in red; plain red initials; red or blue paraphs.


Origin: s. xiii ; Italian

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

2019-12-02: First online publication

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