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

Merton College E. 3. 24

Contents

Language(s): Latin

Liturgical Bible (Joshua, Judges)

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: Seven leaves More than 410 × 270 mm.
Dimensions (written): 310 × 190 mm.

Layout

Ruled with ink in 2 cols of 30 lines.

Hand(s)

Written in large and proficient gothic textura.

Decoration

Red or blue initials flourished in the other colour; running heads (cropped) and marginal chapter-numbers in capitals of the colours. Suprascript red stress-marks for oral delivery. Yellow highlighting.

History

Origin: s. xv ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Taken from ‘61. hh. 1–4’ (Paulus Castrensis, Lyons 1544–5).

Record Sources

R. M. Thomson, A descriptive catalogue of the medieval manuscripts of Merton College, Oxford (Cambridge: D. S. Brewer), 2009.

Availability

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

2019-12-03: First online publication