A catalogue of Western manuscripts at the Bodleian Libraries and selected Oxford colleges

MS. Bodl. 310

Summary Catalogue no.: 2121

Physical Description

Composite: two parts
Form: codex
Extent: i + 301 leaves

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Presented by Thomas James in 1601 (Summary Catalogue I, p. 81)

MS. Bodl. 310 - Part 1 (fols. 1-145)

Contents

(fol. 1)
Gregory the Great, Moralia in Job (part 3, books xi-xvi)
Rubric: In nomine Dei summi Incipit in libro beati Iob Moralia Gregorii. per contemplationem sumpta. Liber vi[sic] Pars tertia
Incipit: Quamuis in prolixo opere
Final rubric: (fol. 145v, worn and damaged in lower part) ⟨Exp⟩licit liber xvi. Pars tertia

This 3rd part contains bks. xi-xvi commenting on Job xii-xxiii. The lemmata are in rustic capitals, usually introduced by 'sequitur', and are sometimes in red: the books divide at fols. 24v, 47v, 64v, 92v, 119v.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 9th century, third quarter or second half; France, east (?) (Bischoff, II, no. 3784)

Provenance

New College, Oxford: see Biggs in Bodleian Library Record 15/1 (1994)

MS. Bodl. 310 - Part 2 (fols. 146-300)

Contents

Language(s): Latin

Poems on courtesy
(fol. 147v)
Incipit: Versus prandentem tecum
(fol. 148)
Incipit: Tu qui fers potum
(fol. 148)
Treatise on letter-writing
Rubric: Incipit Ars dictandi
Incipit: Cum inter iocunda
(fol. 149)

Index to the following.

Bartholomaeus de Urbino, Memoriale militiae spiritualis
Incipit: (preface) In Autenticis est statutum
Incipit: (text) Istis premissis de Dei gracia
Explicit: ad vitam perpetuam peruenire. Explicit.
(fol. 298v)

Index to the preceding.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Layout

2 cols.

History

Origin: 14th century, late ; English

Provenance

On folio 300: 'Liber memorialis milicie Edmundi Caldecote precii iii marcarum cum dimidio marcae'; above it ‘xx denarii’.

New College, Oxford; given by Richard Andrew, -1477, dean of York: inscription, fol. 151v: (part being cut off in binding) 'in Oxon dedi eidem Collegio beate Marie quem qui abstulerit anathema maranatha sit'; 'cf. inscriptions in New Coll. MSS. 128, 158, etc.' (MLGB3).

MS. Bodl. 310 - endleaves (fols. i, 301, etc.)

Contents

Language(s): Latin

Civil law (four leaves)

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 14th century

Additional Information

Record Sources

Description adapted (June 2020) from the Summary Catalogue (1922), wtih additional reference to published literature as cited.

Bibliography

    Published descriptions:

    H. Gneuss and M. Lapidge, Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts: A Bibliographical Handlist of Manuscripts and Manuscript Fragments Written or Owned in England up to 1100 (2014), no. 564
    B. Bischoff, Katalog der festländischen Handschriften des neunten Jahrhunderts (mit Ausnahme der wisigotischen), vol. 2, Laon-Paderborn (2004) no. 3784

    Online resources:

Last Substantive Revision

2020-06-03: Description revised to incorporate all information in SC.