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MS. Laud Misc. 510

Summary Catalogue no.: 943

Bede, De templo Salomonis; 11th century

Contents

(fols. 1v-75v)
Bede, De templo Salomonis
Rubric: Prologus beati Bede presbiteri de constructione Templii

Includes the prologue and chapter titles.

Language(s): Latin
(fol. 75v)
Text on dictamen
Incipit: Dictamen aliud metricum, aliud prosaicum. Metricum dimittamus de prosaico agamus. Prosaicum est prosa que sic diffinitur. Prosa est oracio longa a lege metri soluta.
Explicit: Ecclesiasticam dimittamus de non ecclesiastica agamus. Epistula non ecclesiastica facta est||

Ends incomplete; unidentified.

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: 75 leaves
Dimensions (leaf): 218 × 133 mm.
Dimensions (written): 169 × 97 mm.

Decoration

Plain red initials.

Binding

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

History

Origin: 11th century

Provenance and Acquisition

Joseph and Eberbach, Cistercian abbey, fol. 1r: ownership inscription, c. 1200, Liber sancte Marie de EveRbach: Joseph

Identifiable as 'd 36' in the Eberbach library catalogue of 1502.

William Laud, 1573–1645, 1638.

Part of his third donation to the Bodleian, 1638.

MS. Laud Misc. 510 - endleaf (fol. 76)

Contents

(fol. 76)
Catholic Epistles

Fragment: endleaf of a volume only, with inscription (see below, provenance).

Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: Parchment
Extent: single sheet
Dimensions (written): 223 × 154 mm.

History

Origin: 12th century

Provenance

Albuinus and Eberbach, Cistercian abbey: ownership inscription, ‘Alb' | LibeR sancte Marie de eberbach. | CaNoNice ePistule Septem’.

Additional Information

Record Sources

Description adapted (September 2019) by Tuija Ainonen and Matthew Holford from the following sources, with additional description of fol. 75v:
Nigel F. Palmer, Zisterzienser und ihre Bücher: die mittelalterliche Bibliotheksgeschichte von Kloster Eberbach im Rheingau (Regensburg, 1998), pp. 268, 296, 315 [physical description, date, origin, provenance]
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 (1 image from 35mm slides)

Bibliography

Last Substantive Revision

2019-09-26: Description revised for Polonsky digitization project to include additional information from printed descriptions.