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

MS. Laud Misc. 102

Summary Catalogue no.: 1009

A Minor prophets, glossed; Germany, 12th century, end; B Ezechiel, glossed; France (Paris), c. 1200

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 2-181 || fols. 182-303
Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 303 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 287 × 200 mm.
Dimensions (written): 186 × 140 mm.

Binding

Brown tanned calf over laminated pulpboard for Abp. Laud, 1637–1639.

History

Provenance and Acquisition

William Laud, 1573-1645, 1638.

Part of his third donation to the Bodleian, 1639.

MS. Laud Misc. 102 - Part 1

Contents

Language(s): Latin

(fols. 2r-179v, 180r blank)
Minor Prophets with glossa ordinaria
Incipit: (preface) Ordo est[sic] duodecim prophetarum apud hebreos qui et apud nos

Stegmüller 500

Incipit: (preface) Temporibus ozie et ioathe. achaz et ezechie regum iuda

Stegmüller 507

Incipit: (Hosea) Ozias qui et zacharias regnauit in ierusalem super duas tribus .l.ii. annis cui succedens ioathas
Incipit: Mirum videtur scilicet superficiem hystorię cur vel Dominus iusserit uel propheta iusserit accipere fornicariam paruerit
Incipit: Ordo prophetarum secundum .lxx. talis est
Incipit: Materia osee triplex est. Alia est enim secundum hystoriam
Incipit: Osee interpretatur salutor. Factus est autem sermo
Explicit: (Malachi) Vnde et iudei et christiani qui nunc inter se discrepant. pari in christum religione consentient.

Hosea, fol. 2r; Joel, fol. 36v; Amos, fol. 48v; Obadiah, fol. 72v; Jonah, fol. 77r; Micah, fol. 85v; Nahum, fol. 101r; Habbakuk, fol. 109r; Zephaniah, fol. 120v; Haggai, fol. 129r; Zachariah, fol. 135v; Malachi, fol. 170r.

(fols. 180v-181ra; 181rb, 181v blank)
Note on the prophetical books
Incipit: In transmigratione babilonis. scilicet in tercio mense regni huius ascendit nabuchod' et obsedit ierusalem
Explicit: praeteritam quadruplici alphabeto deplorauit.
Incipit: Sicut in temporali fabrica. tria ponuntur. fundamentum. paries. et tectum. ^quibus^ a minimis. a^d^ maiora proficitur ita in spirituali sunt tria
Explicit: In fine uero sui tractatus obscuritatem ostendit dicens. quis sapiens intelliget hoc. quia recte vie domini et iusticia. id est. preter hoc singuli habent propriam materiam. et intutionem. scilicet o. etc.

Not in Stegmüller.

Physical Description

Decoration

Foliate initials in red, blue and green on gold ground. (P&A i. 97, pl. VIII)

'Silhouette' initials in green with red penwork decoration.

Red and green initials.

History

Origin: Late 12th century / c. 1200 ; German

Provenance

Eberbach, Cistercian abbey: ex libris, ‘Magister Hugo. Liber sancte Marie in eberbach’ (fol. 2r)

Probably identifiable as a 18 in the Eberbach library catalogue of 1502.

MS. Laud Misc. 102 - Part 2

Contents

Language(s): Latin

(fols. 182r-303r; 303v blank)
Ezekiel with glossa ordinaria
Incipit: (preface) Ezechiel propheta cum Joachim rege

Stegmüller 492

Incipit: Or. Non omnis captiuus propter peccatum suum captiuus populus pro peccato traditur
Incipit: Gregorius. Prophecie tempora tria sunt. preteritum. presens. et futurum. Sed in duobus prophetia ethimologiam perdit
Incipit: Chobar proprium nomen fluuii uel quia grave interpretatur.
Explicit: sed eternam habeat possessionem. et sit ei ipse possessio secundum illud. \Ecce/ Ego uobiscum sum omnibus diebus usque ad consummationem seculi

Physical Description

Decoration

Floriate initial with animal figures on gold ground. (P&A i. 502)

Blue 'silhouette' initial with red penwork decoration.

History

Origin: Late 12th century / c. 1200 ; French, Paris

Provenance

Eberbach, Cistercian abbey: ex libris, ‘Liber virginis gloriose In Ebirbach. Hic est Marie’ (fol. 182r); ‘Magister hugo. Liber sancte marie in eberbach’ (fol. 303v)

Probably identifiable as a 17 in the Eberbach library catalogue of 1502.

MS. Laud Misc. 102 - flyleaf (fol. 1)

Contents

(fol. 1rv)
Administrative notes relating to Eberbach Abbey

Includes notes on: Fr. Wolfram replaces Fr. Johannes as master of the curia in Mappen, with inventory; death of the chamberlain F. Ludovicus, with inventory of the wardrobe; inventory of the guest house and hospitale pauperum.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Dimensions (leaf): 272 × 200 mm.

History

Origin: 1317/18

Provenance

The absence of wormholes (cf. fol. 2r) suggests that this fragment came from the binding of another book.

Additional Information

Record Sources

Description adapted by Tuija Ainonen and Matthew Holford (December 2019) from the following sources (with additional description of the contents):
Nigel F. Palmer, Zisterzienser und ihre Bücher: die mittelalterliche Bibliotheksgeschichte von Kloster Eberbach im Rheingau (Regensburg, 1998), pp. 72, 144, 261, 287, 314 [physical description, date, origin, provenance]
Otto Pächt and J. J. G. Alexander, Illuminated Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford, 3 vols. (1966-1973) I, no. 97 (fols. 2-181), I, no. 502 (fols. 182-303, as N.-E. France).
H. O. Coxe, Laudian Manuscripts, Quarto Catalogues II, repr. with corrections, 1969, from the original ed. of 1858-1885 [contents, acquisition]

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)
Digital Bodleian (5 images from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2019-12-19: Description revised for Polonsky digitization project to include additional information from printed descriptions.