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

Merton College E. 3. 12


Language(s): Latin

Boethius, Consolatio Philosophiae (V. 3–4), glossed

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: Parts of two consecutive leaves


Long lines.


Written in a single Anglo-Caroline hand.


Metallic red initials.


Origin: s. x/xi ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Formerly pastedowns, of which another is in York Minster, 7 N. 10 (Aesop, pr. Leipzig 1564).

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, p. 179, n. 2; Codices Boethiani, no. 227.

Funding of Cataloguing

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

Last Substantive Revision

2019-12-03: First online publication

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