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St John's College MS. 235 (fragment 110)

PETER LOMBARD, In epistolam ad Romanos on Rom. 12:2–8 (binding fragment)


Language(s): Latin

PETER LOMBARD, In epistolam ad Romanos ,

on Rom. 12:2–8 (Stegmüller, RB 6655 [4:329–30]), ed. PL 191:1496–9.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Vellum.
Extent: Fol. 1.
Dimensions (leaf): 352 × 249 mm.


In double columns, the gloss comprising the full column with the commented biblical text in a double-sized script set in; each column 265 × 70 mm. , with 13 mm between columns, in 59 gloss lines to the column. Prickings; bounded and ruled in black ink.


Written in two sizes of gothic textura semiquadrata, probably French, s. xiii med. (below top line).


Sections of the Pauline text introduced by 1-line alternate red and blue lombards, on flourishing of the other colour.

In the gloss, the head of each selection marked by a 1-line red or blue lombard in the contrasting colour.

Biblical lemmata underlined in red.

Running title in alternate red and blue lombards on the recto ‘RO’, followed in red by ‘amb’ with three dots.


Origin: s. xiii med. ; France

Provenance and Acquisition

Marginal annotations in anglicana, frequently references to canonical lections, s. xiv in.

MS 235 is a collection of binding fragments removed from College books (medieval portions only). This entry is for fragment 110 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.


    Jacques-Paul Migne (ed.), Patrologia Latina 207 (Paris, 1855).
    Friederich Stegmüller, Repertorium Biblicum Medii Aevi, 11 vols. (Madrid, 1950–80).

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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