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MS. Laud Lat. 103

Summary Catalogue no.: 1007

Pauline Epistles; (Area of) Würzburg, s. xii2.

Contents

This description is abbreviated from Daniela Mairhofer, Medieval Manuscripts from Würzburg in the Bodleian Library, Oxford: A Descriptive Catalogue (Oxford, 2014), pp. 279-85. For purposes of scholarly citation, reference to the printed catalogue is requested.

(fols. 1v-139v)
Pauline Epistles
1.1. (fols. 1v-3v)
Prologue to Pauline Epistles

Stegmüller 670.

1.2.
(fols. 3v-5r)
Prologue to Romans

Stegmüller 674.

(fol. 5r)
Prologue to Romans

Stegmüller 677.

(fols. 5r-7r)
Prologue to Romans

List of chapters.

(fols. 7r-30r)
Romans
1.3.
(fols. 30r-32r)
List of chapters
(fols. 32r-v)
Prologue to I Corinthians

Stegmüller 684 & 685.

(fols. 32v-55v)
I Corinthians
(fols. 55v-56v)
List of chapters
(fols. 56v-57r)
Prologue to II Corinthians

Stegmüller 699.

(fols. 57r-72v)
II Corinthians
1.4.
(fols. 72v-73r)
List of chapters
(fols. 73r-v)
Prologue to Galatians

Stegmüller 707.

(fols. 73v-81r)
Galatians
1.5.
(fols. 81r-v)
List of chapters
(fols. 81v-82r)
Prologue to Ephesians

Stegmüller 716.

(fols. 82r-89v)
Ephesians
1.6.
(fols. 89v-90v)
List of chapters
(fol. 90v)
Prologue to Philippians

Stegmüller 728.

(fols. 90v-96r)
Philippians
1.7.
(fols. 96r-97r)
List of chapters
(fol. 97r)
Prologue to Colossians

Stegmüller 736.

(fols. 97r-101v)
Colossians
1.8.
(fols. 101v-102r)
Laodiceans
1.9.
(fols. 102r-103r)
List of chapters
(fol. 103r)
Prologue to I Thessalonians

Stegmüller 747.

(fols. 103r-107r)
I Thessalonians
(fols. 107r-v)
List of chapters
(fol. 107v)
Prologue to II Thessalonians

Stegmüller 752.

(fols. 107v-109v)
II Thessalonians
1.10.
(fols. 109v-110v)
List of chapters
(fol. 110v)
Prologue to I Timothy

Stegmüller 765.

(fols. 110v-116r)
I Timothy
(fol. 116r)
Prologue to II Timothy

Stegmüller 772.

(fols. 116r-v)
List of chapters
(fols. 116v-120v)
II Timothy
1.11.
(fol. 120v)
Prologue to Titus

Stegmüller 780.

(fols. 120v-122v)
Titus
1.12.
(fol. 122v)
Prologue to Philemon

Stegmüller 783.

(fol. 123r)
List of chapters
(fols. 123r-124r)
Philemon
1.13.
(fol. 124r)
Prologue to Hebrews

Stegmüller 794.

(fols. 124r-139v)
Hebrews
(fols. 140r-141v blank)
Language(s): Latin

Physical Description

Form: codex
Support: parchment
Extent: ii (17th cent.) + 139 + ii (17th cent.) leaves
Dimensions (leaf): c. 296-303 × 234-38 mm.
Foliation: i-ii, 1-141

Layout

Ruled in lead point, in one column of 21 or (mostly) 22 widely-spaced lines. Ruled space c. 200-08 × 131-52 mm.

Hand(s)

German protogothic, s. xii2, by two hands, above top line. Interlinear and marginal corrections by a contemporary hand.

(fol. 1r) The list of contents in German textualis, s. xiv1.

Decoration

Good historiated and other initials. (P&A iii. 1302, pl. CXVIII). Historiated initials with St Paul on fols. 7r, 110v; inhabited initials on fols. 32v, 57r, 73v, 82r, 90v, 97r, 101v, 103r, 107v, 116v, 120v, 123r and 124v; coloured initials; red and brown capitals.

Binding

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

History

Origin: Germany, area of Würzburg ; 12th century, second half

Provenance and Acquisition

Written in Germany, probably 1160s; dated and located on palaeographical grounds.

Würzburg, Kollegiatstift Neumünster: ownership inscrption, s. xiii, at the foot of fol. 1r.

William Laud, 1573-1645: his ex libris, 1637, fol. 1v.

Given to the Bodleian as part of his third donation, dispatched on 28 June 1639.

Record Sources

See above. 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).

Digital Images

Digital Bodleian (full digital facsimile)

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