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

MS. Bodl. 314

Summary Catalogue no.: 2129

Contents

Gregory the Great, Homiliae XL in Euangelia
Rubric: Omeliarum Gregorii .xii. quaterniones

With prologue: but the last sermon is not transcribed beyond the words 'implere dicta rennuunt ei', about one quarter being left out.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: v + 99 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 14 × 9.75 in.

Binding

Stamped white parchment (about 1602) on older sewing and boards, re-backed and repaired.

History

Origin: 11th century, late or 12th century, early ; English, Exeter, cathedral (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

For date and origin see Gneuss-Lapidge no. 566.

Exeter Cathedral: 'Liber Sancti Petri Exoniensis' (late 13th cent.). Identifiable in catalogues of 1327 and 1506 (MLGB3).

Presented by the dean and chapter of Exeter in 1602.

MS. Bodl. 314 - endleaves (fols. ii, iii, 98, 99)

Contents

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 10th century ; France, Brittany (Gneuss-Lapidge, no. 567)

Additional Information

Record Sources

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

Bibliography

    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), nos. 566, 567

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Last Substantive Revision

2020-06-17: Description revised to include all information in SC.