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

Merton College 79. b. 8

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Bound in 79. b. 8 (Theodoretus, Cologne 1573, belonged to John Reynolds).

Merton College 79. b. 8 – Part 1

Contents

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: The lower half of one leaf

Layout

In 2 cols of more than 26 lines, ruled with stylus.

Hand(s)

Fine large round English protogothic bookhand.

History

Origin: s. xii ; Script of English appearance.

Merton College 79. b. 8 – Part 2

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: Most of a flattened bifolium

Layout

In 2 cols of 60 lines.

Hand(s)

Fine large round English protogothic bookhand.

History

Origin: s. xiii

Additional Information

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.

Bibliography

    Ker, Pastedowns, nos 1329, 1330 and Corrigenda, p. 19.

Funding of Cataloguing

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

Last Substantive Revision

2020-01-07: First online publication