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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