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

St John's College MS 235 (fragment 49)

GREGORY THE GREAT, Moralia in Iob (binding fragment)


Language(s): Latin

GREGORY THE GREAT, Moralia in Iob,

8.26.45–35.58 (CPL 1708), ed. Marc Adriaen, CC 143 (1979) 417–27.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Vellum.
Extent: Fol. 1.
Dimensions (leaf): 310 × 198 mm.


In double columns, each column 280 × 75 mm. , with 13 mm between columns, in 72 lines to the column. No prickings; bounded and ruled in brown ink.


Written in gothic textura semiquadrata, s. xiii med.


Alternate 2-line red and blue lombards on discreet flourishing of the other colour.

Headings in red, with section (20–23) and chapter numbers (25–29) in the margin underlined in red.

The biblical text lemmata underlined in red or sometimes green; some sections of the text divided by red-slashed capitals.


Origin: s. xiii med.

Provenance and Acquisition

MS 235 is a collection of binding fragments removed from College books (medieval portions only). This entry is for fragment 49 only.

Record Sources

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


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


    M. Adriaen (ed.), S. Gregorii Magni Moralia in Iob. Corpus Christianorum 143 (1979).
    Eligius Dekkers and Aemilius Gaar, Clavis patrum latinorum, 3rd edn. (Turnhout, 1995).

Funding of Cataloguing

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

Last Substantive Revision

2022-04: First online publication

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