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

Merton College E. 3. 40

Contents

Language(s): Latin

Medical treatise,

with commentary

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: A bifolium
Dimensions (leaf): 380 × 250 mm.
Dimensions (written): 275 × 160 mm.

Layout

In 2 cols of 60 lines

Hand(s)

The text, in larger script, in blocks on alternate lines. A single gothic rotunda bookhand, probably French.

Decoration

Blue initials flourished in red; red paraphs.

History

Origin: s. xiv ex. ; probably French

Provenance and Acquisition

Formerly a wrapper for ‘MCR 1565b’.

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

2019-12-09: First online publication