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

MS. Lat. th. b. 3

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

Guardbook of fragments

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Taken from bindings of printed book and MSS.

MS. Lat. th. b. 3 - Part 1

Contents

(fol.1)
Life of St. Sulpicius Pius

Pr. Acta Sanctorum, Jan. II. 171–3, ss24–33

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Support: parchment
Extent: part of a bifolium
Dimensions (ruled): 245

Layout

2 cols.

History

Origin: 12th century ; German (?)

Provenance

From Bywater L.5.2

MS. Lat. th. b. 3 - Part 2

Contents

(fol.3)
Thomas Aquinas, Catena Aurea (end of preface and beg. of Matt. 1)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Support: parchment
Extent: one leaf

Layout

2 cols., 51 lines

History

Origin: 13th century

MS. Lat. th. b. 3 - Part 3

Contents

(fol.4)
Summa on the sacraments
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Support: parchment
Extent: strip of a bifolium

Layout

2 cols.

History

Origin: 14th century, early

MS. Lat. th. b. 3 - Part 4

Contents

(fol.5)
Treatise on the Mass
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Support: parchment
Extent: parts of six leaves

Layout

long lines

History

Origin: 15th century ; French

Provenance and Acquisition

Given by A. Maltby & Son, 1941

MS. Lat. th. b. 3 - Part 5

Contents

(fol.8)
Justinian, Digestum Vetus,

lib. XVIII tit.1.67 – tit.2.4 with Accursian gloss

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Support: parchment
Extent: one leaf

Layout

2 cols., 56 lines

Decoration

Good English miniature (damaged) on fol. 8, 13th century, end, added to an Italian MS. of 13th century. (P&A iii. 490). Miniature showing showing two figures confronting a third, who holds a purse, with a portico between. The leaf should be reversed.

History

Origin: 13th century ; Italian; added decoration, English

Provenance

Formed the cover of MS. Laud misc. 679

MS. Lat. th. b. 3 - Part 6

Contents

(fol.9)
Sermons
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Support: parchment
Extent: part of a bifolium

Layout

2 cols.

History

Origin: 14th century, first half

MS. Lat. th. b. 3 - Part 7

Contents

(fol.11)
Gratian, Decretum

I dist. XLIII c.2 - dist.XLV.c.4, with gloss

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Support: parchment
Extent: one leaf

Layout

2 cols., 57 lines

History

Origin: 13th century

Additional Information

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian library staff