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MS. Junius 25

Summary Catalogue no.: 5137

Murbach Hymnal

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 2-59v || fols. 60-86 || fols. 87-107 || fols. 108-121 || fols. 122-129 || fols. 130-194

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Franciscus Junius, 1589-1677

Received by the Bodleian by 1677

MS. Junius 25 - Part 1

Contents

Aethicus , Cosmographia
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good initials. (P&A i. 1)

History

Origin: 8th century, end ; German, Murbach, Benedictine abbey

MS. Junius 25 - Part 2

Contents

1.
Alcuin , Rhetoric
Language(s): Latin
2.
Alcuin , Dialectic
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Diagrams, initials. (P&A i. 22)

History

Origin: 9th century ; German

MS. Junius 25 - Part 3

Contents

Glossary ('Junius B').
Language(s): Latin and German

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 8th century - 9th century ; German, Murbach, Benedictine abbey

MS. Junius 25 - Part 4

Contents

1.
Commentary on the Creed
Language(s): Latin
2.
Hymns.
Language(s): Latin with German glosses
3.
Glossary ('Junius C').
Language(s): Latin and German

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good initials. (P&A i. 4)

History

Origin: 9th century, beginning ; German, Murbach, Benedictine abbey

MS. Junius 25 - Part 5

Contents

Hymns.
Language(s): Latin with German glosses

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Good initials. (P&A i. 5, pl. I)

History

Origin: 9th century, beginning ; German, Murbach, Benedictine abbey

MS. Junius 25 - Part 6

Contents

1.
Grammatical forms
Language(s): Latin
2.
Isidore, Etymologies (incomplete)
Language(s): Latin
3.
Donatus

extracts

Language(s): Latin
4.
Glossary ('Junius A').
Language(s): Latin and German
5.
Theological texts
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 9th century ; German, Murbach, Benedictine abbey

Additional Information

Record Sources

Summary description abbreviated from the Summary Catalogue (1937). Parts 1-5: decoration, localization and date follow Pächt and Alexander (1966).

Availability

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Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (29 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography