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

MS. Lat. bib. e. 1

Summary Catalogue no.: 33652

Contents

Gospels

Four Gospels (fols. 13, 43v, 62, 93), preceded by:

Capitulare evangeliorum

Capitulare Evangeliorum de circulo anni: temporale (fol. 4v), beginning with the vigil of Christmas; sanctorale (fol. 10) from Sts. Tiburtius and Valerianus (14 Apr.) to St. Thomas the apostle (21 Dec.); common of the saints (fol. 11v) with votive Masses and Masses of the dead. Incipits and explicits.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 119 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 183 × 125 mm.
Dimensions (written): 137 × 85 mm.

Layout

32 lines

Decoration

Good initials. (P&A ii. 61)

Binding

Brown leather with gold ornament on the back, French, early 18th century.

History

Origin: 12th century, end ; Italian, North (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought, 1906, from Tregaskis (cat. 596, no 370).

Record Sources

S. J. P. Van Dijk, Handlist of the Latin Liturgical Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford : Vol. 1: Mass Books (typescript, 1957); updated (date) from Pächt and Alexander (see Bibliography). Previously described in the Summary Catalogue.

Bibliography

    Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, II (1970), no. 61