St John's College MS. 152
Priscian, with commentaries
A modern replacement. Sewn on five thongs. At the front, a marbled paper leaf (‘1787’ on its verso) and two modern paper flyleaves; at the rear, two modern paper flyleaves and another marbled paper leaf (fols. iii bis–v).
Provenance and Acquisition
‘Priscianus minor et in eodem Barbarismus cum aliis de librario sancti Augustini extra cantuar’ Cum ⟨ ⟩ I e partem d xj Ga 4to’ (fol. 1, lower margin, s. xv1; the leaf, originally blank, has been covered with grammatical notes of various s. xiii dates). Listed in James, AL, as no. 1390 (358): ‘Prescianus minor et in eodem Barbarismus cum al’ cum S 2o fo. veri similiter D. G.’ (Ker, MLGB 47).
‘Omnibus fidelibus ad quos presens scriptum pervenerit S de Okam salutem in domino sempiternam Nouiter me dedesse et concessese […] ’ (the opening of a letter, fol. 57v, lower margin, s. xiv in.).
An erased inscription, no longer legible, but it has the shape of a book-curse or a similar library mark (fol. 109, lower margin, s. xiii/xiv).
A note on presentation to a living in a church (fol. 62, lower margin, s. xiv in.).
Two old College shelfmarks ‘50’ cancelled and ‘49.’ (fol. 1, lower margin below the St Augustine’s inscription); ‘Abac: ij N. (fol. 1v, upper margin).
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Funding of Cataloguing
Conversion of the printed catalogue to TEI funded by the Thompson Family Charitable Trust
Last Substantive Revision
2023-01: First online publication