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

MS. Bodl. 317

Summary Catalogue no.: 2708

Contents

Florus of Lyon, Commentary on St. Paul's Epistles (vol. II; vol. I is Cambridge, Trinity College MS. B. 4. 5).
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine initial. Spaces of other initials with pencil sketches. Written by Robert, fol. 199. (Pächt and Alexander iii. 115, pl. XI)

History

Origin: c. 1130–1160 ; English, Canterbury , Christ Church (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Canterbury, Kent, Benedictine cathedral priory of Holy Trinity or Christ Church: "Secunda pars de floribus Bede [followed by two marks]" (top fol. 1r), bookhand s. xiv?. Numerous marginal Christ Church marks. (MLGB3: inferred evidence).

Given by Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob Colfe, 1616. (MLGB3)

Part 1 is Cambridge, Trinity Coll. 119. (MLGB3)

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1922). Decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1973).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2021-12-14: Add provenance information from MLGB3.