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MS. Lat. th. f. 17

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


Biblical summary
Rubric: Breviarium veteris et novi testamenti.
Incipit: ||-nit humanum genus
Explicit: usque ad finem mundi durabit
Final rubric: Explicit breviarium totius ueteris testamenti et noui

Beg. imperf. in Genesis. Fol.1 should come after fol.10.

Language(s): Latin
Geographical texts
Rubric: Mirabilia Orientis
Incipit: Revera admirabile est nomen Domini
Rubric: Fontes
Incipit: Sardina (sic) est insula in mari Mediterraneo
Rubric: Mirabilia Anglie
Incipit: Ventus egreditur de cavernis in monte Peek
Rubric: Mirabilia Hibernie
Incipit: Hibernia dividitur in quattuor, Ultoniam, Memoniam, Mediam et Armaciam
Language(s): Latin
Biblical index or tabula

An alphabetical collection of topics from 'Abstinentia' to 'Zelus', with scriptural examples, the prologue starting imperfect. The topics are numbered 'littera' 1–55, and each number is sub-divided a, b, c, etc., for indexing (this text closely resembles MS. Bodl. 627 (Stegmüller 10089) in arrangement, and contains the same prologue

Incipit: (prologue) || ⟨fi⟩guras applicare
Incipit: (text) Precepit deus ade
Explicit: (text) nescitas cuius spiritus est luc' 9. Amen. M.T.
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: i + 125 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 145 × 100 mm.
Dimensions (written): 95 × 65 mm.


1(3), 2(8) (wants 7), 3(8) (wants 6–8), 4(8) (wants 1 and 8), 5(8) (wants 2–5), 6(8), 7(8) (wants 1), 8(8)–17(8), 18(8) (wants 4–8) catchwords Quires 2 and 3 are signed h, i, and 4–18 a-p, all in a contemporary hand


20 long lines


Blue initials flourished in red.


Origin: 15th century ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

Bought, 1950.

Record Sources

Typescript description by Bodleian Library staff

Last Substantive Revision

2017-07-01: First online publication.