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

MS. Laud Gr. 68

Summary Catalogue no.: 734

Physical Description

Composite: three parts

History

Provenance and Acquisition

William Laud, 1573-1645

Donated by him to the Bodleian between 1635 and 1641.

MS. Laud Gr. 68 - Part 1

Contents

Lectionary (fragment)
Language(s): Greek

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Decorated initials. (Hutter iii. 20)

History

Origin: 10th century, middle ; Byzantine, Constantinople

MS. Laud Gr. 68 - Part 2

Contents

Lives of Saints
Language(s): Greek

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Ornamental headpiece and strips, decorated initials. (Hutter iii. 20)

History

Origin: 10th century, last third ; Byzantine

MS. Laud Gr. 68 - Part 3

Contents

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Ornamental strips and decorated initials. (Hutter iii. 20)

History

Origin: 11th century, second half ; Byzantine

Additional Information

Record Sources

Summary description by Elizabeth Solopova and Matthew Holford, based on the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Catalogi codicum manuscriptorum Bibliothecae Bodleianae pars prima recensionem codicum Graecorum continens, Quarto Catalogues I, 1883, repr. with corrections 1969) and supplementary sources.

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