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St John's College MS. 235 (fragment 98)

RUFINUS, Summa (binding fragment)


Language(s): Latin

RUFINUS, Summa (a commentary on GRATIAN’S Decretum), portions of the discussion of CC. 27–8, 30, 32, 34; see Pierre Legendre, ‘Fragments du manuscrit Oxford, Saint John’s College 235’, Traditio 19 (1963), 536.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Vellum.
Extent: Fols. 4, two bifolia.
Dimensions (leaf): 257 × 182–95 mm.


In double columns, each column 217 × 65–70 mm. , with 10 mm between columns, in 46 lines to the column. Prickings in the gutter on both bifolia; bounded and ruled in lead.


Written in protogothic bookhand, s. xii3/4.


Blanks for headings unfilled, as are 2-line spaces left for decorative capitals.

Running titles in a later hand give the ‘causa’.


Origin: s. xii3/4

Provenance and Acquisition

Many marginal finding notes of hands of s. xiii in., s. xiv in., and s. xv.

MS 235 is a collection of binding fragments removed from College books (medieval portions only). This entry is for fragment 98 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.


    Pierre Legendre, ‘Fragments du manuscrit Oxford, Saint John’s College 235’, Traditio 19 (1963).

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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