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MS. Lat. th. c. 4

Summary Catalogue no.: 1926*


Four leaves of Sedulius, Carmen Paschale, with prosodial notes, glosses, and a marginal commentary (by Remigius of Auxerre), hardly later than the text. The passages preserved are bk. i, ll. 142–179, 180–218, 219–259, 339-end, with some lemmata. Between ll. 350 and 351 is the rubric 'Explicit carmen Sedulii de Miraculis ueteris testament. incipit prologus quatuor Euangelistarum'.

Sedulius, Carmen paschale
Language(s): Latin

One gloss in Old English, fol. 1, 11th century, first half.

Language(s): Old English

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: iii + 11 leaves
Dimensions (binding): 14.5 × 10.625 in.


Origin: 10th century, second half ; English, Worcester (?)

Provenance and Acquisition

For the date and possible origin see Gneuss, no. 652. For the Old English gloss see Ker, no. 340.

Removed from the binding of MS. Auct. F. inf. 1. 2; referenced in 1894.

Record Sources

Description adapted (March 2020) from the Summary Catalogue (1922) with additional reference to published literature as cited.


Last Substantive Revision

2020-03-31: Revised to incorporate all information in SC.