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

MS. Laud Misc. 107

Summary Catalogue no.: 864

Jerome: A Germany (Lorsch), 9th century, first half; B Germany, 13th century, 2nd half

Physical Description

Composite: two parts (fols. 1-90 || fols. 91-150) together by 1502.
Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 150 leaves

Binding

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

History

Provenance and Acquisition

Identifiable as F 16 in the Eberbach library catalogue of 1502.

William Laud, 1573-1645, 1637.

Part of his third donation to the Bodleian, 1639.

MS. Laud Misc. 107 - Part 1 (fols. 1r-90v)

Contents

Language(s): Latin

2. (fols. 14r-90v)
Jerome , Dialogi contra Pelagianos

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 90 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 284 × 207 mm.
Dimensions (written): 200 × 135 mm.

Layout

1 col., 24 lines

Binding

Former chained binding.

History

Origin: 9th century, first half ; German, Lorsch, Benedictine abbey

Provenance

Lorsch Abbey: part I identified in the II Lorsch catalogue (Becker, Catalogi Nr. 37, 206 (Bischoff, Lorsch 110f.) as cited in Palmer, p. 287).

Eberbach ex libris, (fol. 1v): ‘Liber sancte Marie virginis in Ebirbach’.

MS. Laud Misc. 107 - Part 2 (fols. 91r-150)

Contents

(fols. 91r-149v, 150rv blank)
Jerome, Aduersus Iovinianum
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 60 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 284 × 207 mm.
Dimensions (written): 195 × 140 mm.

Layout

1 col., 28 lines

Decoration

Good fleuronnée initials. (P&A i. 130) Initials in the same hand as in MS. Laud. Misc. 136/137. (Palmer, p. 287).

Red initials.

History

Origin: 13th century, second half; decoration added, c. 1400 ; German

Provenance

Eberbach, Cistercian abbey: decoration added, c. 1400, by the same hand as MS. Laud Misc. 136 and 137, from Eberbach (Palmer, p. 101)

Additional Information

Record Sources

Description adapted by Tuija Ainonen (January 2020) from the following sources (with description of ex libris on fol. 1v):
Nigel F. Palmer, Zisterzienser und ihre Bücher: die mittelalterliche Bibliotheksgeschichte von Kloster Eberbach im Rheingau (Regensburg, 1998), pp. 101, 238, 287 [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. 130 (fols. 91-150).
H. O. Coxe, Laudian Manuscripts, Quarto Catalogues II, repr. with corrections, 1969, from the original ed. of 1858-1885 [contents, acquisition]

Digital Images

Bibliotheca Laureshamensis – digital (fols. 1-90)
Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

    Printed descriptions:

    Part 1: Bibliotheca Laureshamensis – digital [pdf; description by Michael Kautz, 2014, = Michael Kautz, Bibliothek und Skriptorium des ehemaligen Klosters Lorsch: Katalog der erhaltenen Handschriften (Wiesbaden, 2016)]