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

Merton College E. 3. 41

Contents

Language(s): Latin

Peter Comestor, Historia Scholastica

The end of Ruth and beginning of I Reg.

The quire number IX is at the foot of the verso of the leaf beginning I Reg.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: Four leaves, the edges clipped
Dimensions (leaf): 205 × 155 mm.
Dimensions (written): 165 × 125 mm.

Layout

Ruled with plummet in 2 cols of 49 lines.

Hand(s)

Written in a small neat protogothic bookhand.

Decoration

Red or green initials.

History

Origin: c. 1200 ; English

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.

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