St John's College MS. 235 (fragment 66)
Unidentified civil law, probably from JUSTINIAN, Digesta (binding fragment)
In double columns, each column 205–10 surviving × 60–5 mm. , with 13 mm between columns, in 44–5 surviving lines to the column. No prickings; bounded in brown crayon, rules faded.
Written in gothic textura quadrata, s. xiii ex., with numerous anglicana glosses, s. xiv in.
Unfinished: blanks for staggered rubrics, guide letters for unfilled capitals; the authorities indicated in the text ink.
Provenance and Acquisition
A note ‘de abolitione’; a versus, ‘Lex non iuberet nisi esset voluntas | gratia non iuvaret si sat esset voluntas’ (upside down, s. xvi).
MS 235 is a collection of binding fragments removed from College books (medieval portions only). This entry is for fragment 66 only.
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
2022-06: First online publication