MS. Laud Lat. 22
Summary Catalogue no.: 1200
I–II Maccabees; Germany, s. ix 1/3
This description is abbreviated from Daniela Mairhofer, Medieval Manuscripts from Würzburg in the Bodleian Library, Oxford: A Descriptive Catalogue (Oxford, 2014), pp. 156-62. For purposes of scholarly citation, reference to the printed catalogue is requested.
Old Latin text, corrected from the Vulgate.
With infrequent interlinear and marginal glosses in a contemporary hand, at least three of which are in Old High German (probably East Franconian)
Ruled in hard point, one column of 16 lines; ruled space c. 141-7 × 113-20 mm.
Carolingian minuscule, one hand.
Neums of St Gall type, fol. 91v, accompanying the opening of Walahfrid Strabo, Hymnus de s. Gallo confessore Christi (carm. 72), added 10th century.
Good scribal initials, cf. P&A i. 2, pl. I.
Sketch of a man on a horse, fol. 148v.
Brown tanned calf over laminated pulpboard for Abp. Laud, 1637–1639.
Last Substantive Revision
2018-10-05: Description revised for Polonsky digitization project to include additional information from Mairhofer catalogue.