St John's College MS. 88
Hrabanus Maurus, De universo
Ed. PL 111:9, 11, 13–614. A table of chapters appears between the dedicatory letters and the text (fols. 2v–4); fol. 250v is blank but bounded and ruled.
In long lines, 40 lines to the page. Frequent prickings; bounded and ruled with stylus.
Written in caroline. Punctuation by point only.
Red headings, usually in rustic capitals.
At the heads of books and chapters alternating 2- to 4-line red and green arabesque capitals, usually unflourished; at the heads of books, some slightly more elaborate, in both colours, rarely blue with one of the contrasting colours.
Book numbers added as running titles in the upper margins, s. xv.
See AT, no. 16 (4).
A modern replacement. Sewn on five thongs. At the front, a heavy modern grey paper flyleaf and two more of modern paper; at the rear, two modern paper flyleaves and another of grey paper (iii bis–v).
Provenance and Acquisition
The old shelfmark ‘I.X’ (fol. 1, s. xiv), from Chichester cathedral (Ker, MLGB 51); not noted at Registrum R.11.3, 7, 13.
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Funding of Cataloguing
Conversion of the printed catalogue to TEI funded by the Thompson Family Charitable Trust
Last Substantive Revision
2021-09: First online publication