MS. Laud Lat. 102
Summary Catalogue no.: 1315
Evangeliary; Fulda, 9th century, first quarter
This description is abbreviated from Daniela Mairhofer, Medieval Manuscripts from Würzburg in the Bodleian Library, Oxford: A Descriptive Catalogue (Oxford, 2014), pp. 264–74. For purposes of scholarly citation, reference to the printed catalogue is requested.
Fols. [i] recto - [iv] verso blank.
Addition in an originally blank space, c. 900.Pr. J. Hofmann, ‘Das älteste Kiliansoffizium’, in Heiliges Franken. Festchronik zum Jahr der Frankenapostel 1952 (Würzburg, 1952) 81–83
Capitula to Matthew
Capitula to Mark
Capitula to Luke
One marginal pen gloss, 9th century, first third (in either Fulda or Würzburg) fol. 9r
Ruled in hard point. Fols. 9–210: one column of 23–26 lines. Ruled space c. 196–217 × 116–37 mm.
Five hands or groups of hands (fols. 9r-38v7; fols. 38v8–59r; fols. 59v-78v1, 79v4–170v; fols. 171r-207r; 207v-210v), writing German Anglo-Saxon minuscule and Carolingian minuscule, 9th century, first quarter.
Fols. 78v2–79v4, erased text, written over by a hand from Würzburg belonging to the Hunbert group. Fol. 14r, l. 21–v added at Würzburg, St Kilians, in Carolingian minuscule.
Good canon tables, initials, Fulda, 9th century, first third (P&A i. 6, pl. 1): canon tables on fols. 1r-8v
Initials on fols. 9r, 12r, 15r, 16r, 20r, 72r, 112r, and 174v.
Red rubrics, monumental capitals, quire signatures and headers.
Conserved and rebound by Sabina Pugh at the Bodleian Library, March 2016 - December 2017. Inboard binding of alum-tawed calkskin over quarter-sawn oak boards, with the spine covering and the tawed spine lining not adhered to the spine of the manuscript. The secondary endbands are sewn with indigo dyed and natural linen threads, and the spine covering is mechanically attached beneath the endband cores by a saddle stitch, sewn with an indigo-dyed linen thread. The boards and endleaves from the previous Laudian binding have been preserved.
Last Substantive Revision
2019-08-01: Description revised for Polonsky digitization project to include additional information from Mairhofer catalogue.