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

MS. Lat. bib. e. 5

Summary Catalogue no.: Not in SC (late accession)

Contents

1.
New Testament divided into Pericopes for liturgical reading
Language(s): Latin
(fols. 3-4)

Epistle and gospel list

Imperf. at the beginning, containing the sanctorale from St. Apollineris (23 July) to the common of a virgin non-martyr, with numbers corresponding to the chapter divisions.

(fol. 5)

Matt. (155 divisions); Marcus (pref. Stegmüller Repertorium, 607, 99 divisions); Lucas (pref. 615, 149 divisions); Iohannes (pref. 624, 119 divisions).

(fol. 107)

Apocalypsis (pref. 829 and 834, 52 divisions).

Language(s): Latin
(fol. 121)

Can. Epp. (pref. 807, 809): Iac. (pref. 806, 17 divisions); I, II Petr. (pref. 812 and 818, 17 and 11 divisions); I, II, III Iohannes (pref. 822 and 824; 22, 6 and 4 divisions); Iudas (pref. 825, 3 divisions).

(fol. 135)

Rom. (pref. 677, 48 divisions); I, II Cor. (pref. 685 and 700, 35 and 21 divisions); Galat. (pref. 707, 24 divisions); Ephes. (pref. 715, 24 divisions); Philip. (pref. 728, 12 divisions); Coloss. (pref. 736, 10 divisions); I, II Thess. (pref. 748 and 752, 12 and 7 divisions); I, II Tim. (pref. 765, 14 and 8 divisions); Titus (pref. 780, 7 divisions); Philemon (pref. 783, 3 divisions); Hebr. (pref. 794, 19 divisions).

(fol. 196)

Actus (pref. beg: Quibus locis singuli apostoli and Stegmüller 640, 55 divisions).

Incipit: (preface)Quibus locis singuli apostoli
2.
Wisdom books with 'modern' chapter divisions
Language(s): Latin
(fol. 225v)

Sap.; Cantica; Eccles.

Physical Description

Secundo Folio: (text)principibus iuda
Form: codex
Support: very smooth, white parchment
Extent: 247 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 170 × 115 mm.
Dimensions (written): 120 × 75 mm.
Foliation: numbered 3–249 in a modern hand

Collation

1(4) (wants 1 and 2), 2(12)–20(12), 21(4) (4 canc.), catchwords

Layout

2 cols., 33 lines. Writing below the top line.

Decoration

Fine initials. (P&A i. 520, pl. XL)

larger initials in pink, blue and silver which has oxydised, smaller red and blue initials with flourishes

Binding

modern white skin binding.

History

Origin: 13th century, first half ; French, South or ; Italian

Provenance and Acquisition

Marks of a former owner have been cut out at fol.4, 5, 247.

'François Nicot 1732' (back cover)

Charles de Baschi, Marquis d'Aubias (1686-1777) (bookplate, fol. 249)

Edge inscription: ‘Ex libris Marduel ecclesiae primatialis 6 Mers 1782 …’

C. M. Firth

Bequeathed by him to the library, 1931

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff.