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

MS. Auct. F. 5. 19

Summary Catalogue no.: 2148

Contents

Language(s): Latin

1. (fol. 1)
Robert the Lotharingian , Excerptio de chronica Mariani
Incipit: Quia cronicę nouę dominicorum annorum

Here without title of any kind: see no. 2372, art. 6. This is really only an expansion of a portion of the preliminary (chronological) part of Marianus's work, and was composed in 1086.

2. (fol. 25)
Calendrial treatise

On the solar and lunar cycles, epacts, etc.

Incipit: Annus solaris habet .iiii. tempora

With diagrams, one of which, a horoscopium, is ascribed to st. Jerome.

3. (fol. 33)
Helperic of Auxerre , Computus
Rubric: Incipit Liber Hylperici abbatis
Incipit: Cum quibusdam fratribus nostris

With some additional tables in the place of the epilogue.

4. (fol. 57)
Dionysius Periegetes , Periegesis (tr. Priscian )
Rubric: Incipit Peroesis Prisciani grammatici
Incipit: Naturę genitor
5. (fol. 74v)
Geographical treatise
Incipit: Asia ex nomine cuiusdam mulieris est appellata
Explicit: prebeat iter ad legendum

On fol. 82v is a short 12th cent. computation of years: and there are other notes here and on fol. 1.

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: ii + 84 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 7.5 × 5 in.

Decoration

Diagrams.

Coloured capitals.

Accompanying Material

Endleaves now MS. Lat. th. d. 7.

History

Origin: 12th century, first half ; English

Provenance and Acquisition

'Gerard Curtes', abt. 1400

'Andreas Dauidsonus', 16th cent. (fol. 22v, cf. 82v).

Endleaves (now MS. Lat. th. d. 7): 'Ed: James', late 16th cent., perhaps related to 'Mr. Thomas James', Bodley's Librarian: and 'John Juwell', perhaps a little earlier.

Acquired not after 1602.

Record Sources

Description adapted (June 2020) from the Summary Catalogue (1922).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)

Last Substantive Revision

2020-06-30: Description revised to incorporate all information in SC.