St John's College MS. 235 (fragments 62 and 68)
John of Garland, 'Dictionarius’ (binding fragments)
Language(s): Latin with some glosses in Anglo-Norman
with its standard accessus and gloss (including some glosses in Anglo-Norman), ed. Thomas Wright, A Volume of Vocabularies ([Liverpool], 1857), pp. 120–38. See the more recent discussion and edition, Tony Hunt, Teaching and Learning Latin in Thirteenth-Century England, 3 vols. (Cambridge, 1991), 1:191–203 (the accessus at 193; the contents of our fragment, sections 1–4, 6, 43–50 at 196, 199); and for glosses 3:125–56 passim .
In double columns, each column 138 × 50 mm. , with 10 mm between columns, in 37 lines to the column (the text written on alternate lines to allow an interlinear gloss, broken by further paragraphs of gloss written on single lines). Prickings on no. 68; bounds and rules faded away.
The text written in gothic textura semiquadrata, the gloss in anglicana, s. xiv in.
Spaces for 3- and 4-line capitals, some filled with unflourished red lombards.
Some red-slashed capitals near the start and extended decorative paraphs in text ink at the head of gloss sections.
The gloss broken by small red paraphs.
Provenance and Acquisition
MS 235 is a collection of binding fragments removed from College books (medieval portions only). This entry is for fragments 62 and 68 only.
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Funding of Cataloguing
Conversion of the printed catalogue to TEI funded by the Thompson Family Charitable Trust
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Last Substantive Revision
2022-04: First online publication