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

St John's College MS. 235 (fragment 16)

Bits of Job 24:8, 24:13, with the ordinary gloss (binding fragment)

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Vellum.
Extent: Fol. 1.
Dimensions (leaf): 115 × 165 mm.

Collation

The quire signature ‘viiius’ on the verso lower edge.

Layout

A glossed text, with text column 25–35 mm wide and gloss column 80–5 mm wide. Surviving are 4 text lines and 7 gloss lines. No prickings; ruled in lead.

Hand(s)

Written in England in protogothic bookhand, s. xiii in. or xii/xiii.

Decoration

No decoration, save offset on the verso from an adjacent leaf.

History

Origin: s. xiii in. or xii/xiii. ; England

Provenance and Acquisition

MS 235 is a collection of binding fragments removed from College books (medieval portions only). This entry is for fragment 16 only.

Record Sources

Ralph Hanna, A descriptive catalogue of the western medieval manuscripts of St. John's College, Oxford (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002)

Availability

For enquiries relating to this manuscript please contact St John's College Library.

Bibliography

    Friederich Stegmüller, Repertorium Biblicum Medii Aevi, 11 vols. (Madrid, 1950–80).

Funding of Cataloguing

Conversion of the printed catalogue to TEI funded by the Thompson Family Charitable Trust

Last Substantive Revision

2021-11: First online publication

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