MS. Junius 25
Summary Catalogue no.: 5137
'Murbach Hymnal'; glossaries Junius A, Junius B, Junius C; etc. A-J: Germany (Murbach, Reichenau, etc.), 8th and 9th centuries
Table of contents as follows: ‘1. Cosmagraphia Ethici philosophi […] | 2. Albinum ad carolum de Rhetorica Et Philophia’ | 3. Epistola Ieronimi de Musicalibus instrumentis | 4. Vocabularium secundum ordinem alphabeti | 5. Expositio super fidem Athanasii Et pater noster | 6. Item super aliquos ymnos | 7. Ysidorus in principio Ethimologiarum | 8. Item interpretacio hebraicarum questionum
Blind-tooled brown leather; 17th-century, English.
Provenance and Acquisition
Murbach, Benedictine abbey: inscription 'Legentes in hoc libro orent pro Reuerendo domino bartholomeo de andolo cuius industria pene dilapssus renouatus est anno M CCCC lxj' (fol. 103v); ‘Orent legentes pro domino bartolomeo de andolo Morbacen. abbate’ (fol. 194r).
Marcus Zuerius Boxhorn, Leiden (d. 1653): ownership inscription 'Sum Boxhorni' (fol. 2r)
Isaac Vossius (d. 1689): glossaries A, B, C and the Murbach hymns cited in Junius's Glossarium Gothicum as in Vossius's library.
Received by the Bodleian by 1677
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Last Substantive Revision
2020-10-08: Added dimensions.