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St John's College MS. 235 (fragment 97)

PETER LOMBARD, Liber sententiarurn (binding fragment)


Language(s): Latin

PETER LOMBARD, Liber sententiarum,

bk. 2, dist. 12, ch. 5.2–dist. 15, ch. 9.2 (lacking a few lines at the head of one leaf), ed. Sententiae in iv libris distinctae, 3rd edn. (Grottaferrata, 1971–81), 1:388–405.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Vellum.
Extent: Fols. 2, both fragmentary, although one has the full text area.
Dimensions (leaf): 343 × 250 mm.


In double columns, each column 257 × 70–3 mm. , with 10–11 mm between columns, in 58 lines to the column, with a column 25 mm wide for annotations. Prickings; bounded and ruled in black ink.


Written in gothic textura semiquadrata, s. xiii ex.


Two-line alternate red and blue lombards on restrained flourishing of the other colour (one unfilled).

Headings and marginal notes in red; distinctions numbered in alternate red and blue lombards in the margins.


Origin: s. xiii ex

Provenance and Acquisition

MS 235 is a collection of binding fragments removed from College books (medieval portions only). This entry is for fragment 97 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.


    I. C. Brady (ed.), Magistri Petri Lombardi Sententiae in iv libris distinctae, 3rd edn., 2 vols., Spicilegium Bonaventurianum 4 and 5 (Grottaferrata, 1971–81).

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

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