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

Merton College E. 3. 9 (9)


Language(s): Latin

Digestum Nouum,


Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: Part of a bifolium
Dimensions (written): 200 × 110 mm.
The second leaf lacking most of the outer col. of text.


2 cols of 50 lines.


Written in a small Italian gothic rotunda bookhand, the surrounding gloss in an English version of the same, less professional.


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


Origin: s. xiii/xiv ; 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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