MS. Laud Lat. 98
Summary Catalogue no.: 1373
Wisdom books, glossed; France, s. xiii med
This description is abbreviated from Daniela Mairhofer, Medieval Manuscripts from Würzburg in the Bodleian Library, Oxford: A Descriptive Catalogue (Oxford, 2014), pp. 239-46. For purposes of scholarly citation, reference to the printed catalogue is requested.
Jerome's prologue, fol. 1r.
Jerome's prologue, fol. 51r; followed (fol. 67v) by capitula of Wisdom.
Preceded by (fol. 68ra) part of an anonymous commentary (Stegmüller 9539) and (fol. 68rb) prothemata.
Prologue, fol. 88vc. Prologue to Ecclesiasticus (item 2), fol. 114va, forms the last paragraph of the gloss.
Imperfect, ends at 48.18.
Ruled in lead point.
Fols. 1-114 (hand 1): 1-3, mostly 3, shifting columns of 38 or 39 lines, ruled space c. 198-203 × 153-155 mm.
Fols. 115-194 (hand 2): 2-3 shifting columns of 39 or 40 lines, ruled space c. 198-207 × 153-155 mm.
Two hands. Fols. 1r-114v, hand 1, textualis.
Fols. 115r-194v, hand 2, late protogothic verging on textualis.
Running titles in alternating red and blue capitals.
Paraphs in the gloss.
Brown tanned calf over laminated pulpboard for Abp. Laud, 1637–1639