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St John's College MS. 235 (fragment 65)

An unidentified commentary on ARISTOTLE, Nichomachaean Ethics (binding fragment))


Language(s): Latin

An unidentified commentary on ARISTOTLE, Nichomachaean Ethics,

the end of book 7 and head of book 8.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Vellum.
Extent: Fol. 1, the lower half of a leaf.
Dimensions (leaf): 165 × 170 mm.


In double columns, each column 123 × 60–5 mm. , with 12–15 mm between columns, in 30 surviving lines. No prickings, bounds, or rules.


Written in gothic textura semiquadrata, with anglicana a and developing anglicana ductus, s. xiii/xiv.


Unfinished, without headings and decoration.


Origin: s. xiii/xiv.

Provenance and Acquisition

MS 235 is a collection of binding fragments removed from College books (medieval portions only). This entry is for fragment 65 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.

Funding of Cataloguing

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

Last Substantive Revision

2022-05: First online publication

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