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

MS. Auct. D. 3. 12

Summary Catalogue no.: 2093

Contents

Leviticus with glossa ordinaria

At fol. iv is a list of the 90 chapters, and general prefaces. On fol. 100 is a list of Benedictions and 'Versus' 'in festiuitatibus. xii. lectionum', etc. (13th cent.)

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: iii + 100 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 10.25 × 7.125 in.

Layout

3 cols.

Decoration

Good initials. (P&A iii. 147)

History

Origin: 12th century, middle ; English, Reading, Benedictine abbey

Provenance and Acquisition

Reading Abbey: identifiable in the catalogue of 1192 (MLGB); ex libris, 'Hic est liber sancte Marie de Radingia. Quem qui celauerit. uel fraudem de eo fecerit anathema sit,' 13th cent.

Presented by William Burdet of Sonning, in 1608.

Record Sources

Description adapted (May 2020) from the following sources with additional reference to published literature as cited:
Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, III (1973), no. 147 [decoration, origin, date]
Summary Catalogue (1922) [contents, physical description, provenance and acquisition]

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2020-05-11: Revised to incorporate all information in SC.