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MS. Laud Misc. 263

Summary Catalogue no.: 1000

Physical Description

Composite: fols. 2-65 || B

Decoration

Good initial. Written by Willibaldus diaconus, fol. 65v, probably at Mainz. Other leaves of the MS. are in the Universitätsbibliothek, Würzburg. (P&A iii. 5, pl. 1)

Record Sources

Summary description based on Daniela Mairhofer, Medieval Manuscripts from Würzburg in the Bodleian Library, Oxford: A Descriptive Catalogue (Oxford, 2014), pp. 565-79; previously described in the Quarto Catalogue (H. O. Coxe, Laudian Manuscripts, Quarto Catalogues II, repr. with corrections, 1969, from the original ed. of 1858-1885).

Availability

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Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (1 image from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

MS. Laud Misc. 263 - Part 1

Contents

Gregory the Great , De cura pastorali (incomplete)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

Decoration

Insular script and decoration.

History

Origin: c. 800 ; German, Mainz (?)

MS. Laud Misc. 263 - Part 2

Contents

Excarpsus Cummeani
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment

History

Origin: 9th century, beginning ; German, Mainz