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

MS. Bodl. 851

Summary Catalogue no.: 3041

Physical Description

Composite: two parts

MS. Bodl. 851 - Part 1

Contents

1.
Walter Map , De nugis curialium
Language(s): Latin
2.
Poems
Language(s): Latin
3.
De coniuge non ducenda
Language(s): Latin
4.
Nigel Witeker , Speculum stultorum
Language(s): Latin
5.
Apocalypsis Goliae
Language(s): Latin
6.
Vitalis of Blois , Geta
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Fine miniature in grisaille (fol. 6, prefixed leaf). (P&A iii. 650, pl. LXVI)

History

Origin: 14th century, third quarter ; English

MS. Bodl. 851 - Part 2

Contents

William Langland , Piers Plowman ('Z' text)
Language(s): English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

One illuminated capital.

History

Origin: 15th century ; English

Additional Information

Record Sources

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

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (3 images from 35mm slides)

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